“RiskInfo Case Study: Mentoring”

Meike was featured in RiskInfo in a case study looking at mentoring within the financial services industry. “A shared interest in social media and technology led James Sutherland and Meike Suggars to embark on a mentoring relationship. Three years on, having both experienced significant growth in their personal and professional development, they share what they…

“Future of finance is in younger advisers”

Meike was featured today, 5/07/2013, in the Australian Financial Review magazine in a profile story covering her entry and early success in the financial advice industry. “Meike Suggars was not initially interested in following her father Jeff Suggars’s footsteps into financial advice. ‘I did marketing at uni and Dad asked me when I was finishing up…

“Banks shift gears on technology spend”

Meike was quoted today, 3/06/2013, in the Financial Standard in an article covering the use of technology in the delivery of financial advice. “There is a role for large players and there is a role for smaller players in the industry, but in terms of providing scaled service and supporting advisers, you actually need to have…

Wealthy super now taxed

It’s May – Budget time – so it means more changes to our superannuation system. Here’s a quick overview on how the government plans to make the system fairer.

“Financial Planner Profiles: Meike Suggars, Suggars and Associates”

Meike was featured today, 18/2/13, in Money Management, in a story covering her career as a financial adviser. “After making a career change, Meike Suggars is preparing to take over the family risk practice as her father nears retirement. Why did you get into financial planning? I got into financial planning because my dad’s been…

Join us at The Hub Business Expo

This Saturday (16th Feb) Suggars & Associates are exhibiting at The Hub Business Expo at the Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre. This is a gathering of business-to-business companies providing a range of products and services. There will also be a great program of speakers to help you with everything from Looking for a new supplier…

“Financial advisers recognised for social media strategy”

Meike was mentioned today, 16/11/2012, in the Financial Standard in an article covering the first SMILEYS Awards. “…’The Conversationalist’ Prize went to Sutherland, a self-confessed technology buff who’s behind the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) social media push, alongside another financial adviser Meike Suggars…” Read the full article here.