A family trust can serve a wide range of purposes and be extremely useful vehicles for tax planning, financial planning and investment. The Australia Institute examined ATO data and found that there are more than 800,000 trusts in Australia, with assets totalling more than $3 trillion. One of the reasons for the popularity is that… Read more »
Darren Johns is the founder of Align Financial, a privately owned financial planning business based on the Northern Beaches, and is one of Australia’s only Financial Life Planners. Having spent more than 30,000 hours in the financial services industry, Darren’s advice combines left-brain logic with right-brain understanding. He applies his expertise to each client, allowing them to spend their time doing the things that are important to them.
Darren has an active interest in many sports and with two sons, you won’t see him sitting idle. Between playing football, surfing with his boys or lining up a birdie putt on the golf course, when he isn’t working, Darren is ‘on the go’. When the sun does go down he also has keen interest in cooking desserts (though doesn’t publicly admit this).