Business Advice

We love running our own business. We expect you do too.

But running a successful business is not for the faint hearted. It can be complicated, and the impact of getting it wrong can be substantial. Nothing quite takes the fun out of your work like an unexpected tax hit, or a poor purchase decision or the most stressful of all – a poor recruitment decision.

So let yourself benefit from our experience. We can help ensure that you get things right the first time. This means things like ensuring that your business is properly structured to achieve all of your aims: profit maximisation, tax optimisation, asset protection and succession planning, to name just a few.

We can also help you select the right technology and other supports that best suit the size and type of your business at each stage of its development. Our speciality is to help you develop the right attitude about staffing, which is fundamental to making the right decisions.

And, of course, we also assist with critical elements like financing the business and managing it’s day-to-day, month-to-month and year-to-year cash flow arrangements. Did you know, for example, that there is usually no upper limit on the number of company cars your business can have? We can show you many of these little ‘tricks’ that together add up to a much more rewarding business, both personally and financially.

Put simply, as business owners ourselves, we are well-versed in the million and one little things that must be addressed if your business is to run effectively. So, just talk to us about your business, and let us help you make your good thing better.

Heinrich Jacobs

Senior Financial Adviser

Heinrich is the Managing Director of Lightbulb Wealth Management and is responsible for leading the firm to execute its strategic objectives, while ensuring the firm’s high standards of client care are maintained.

Heinrich specialises in providing comprehensive advice to a wide range of clients, from affluent and high net wealth individuals and their families, executives, business owners, athletes, non-for-profit organisations, retail clients, through to self-funded retirees.

Heinrich assists his clients with a range of financial planning, investment and advisory services including investment selection, asset allocation, portfolio management and reviews, estate planning, trust advice, residential and commercial lending, and superannuation strategies including self-managed superannuation establishment advice and administration services.

Before founding Lightbulb, Heinrich held a number of corporate management positions at the ANZ Bank and Suncorp Bank. At ANZ, Heinrich led and managed teams working across the retail, affluent, and institutional business segments of the bank with a focus on leading teams and providing strategic advice to clients with a focus on their wealth management, lending, investment, and cross border transactional banking requirements.

Heinrich is passionate about helping Australians grow and protect their wealth and is a strong advocate for advice and improving the client experience. He regularly speaks at industry forums including CPA chapter events.

Heinrich holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Southern Cross University, a Post Graduate Certificate in Management (Distinction) from the Australian Institute of Management, and a Diploma of Financial Planning.

Heinrich is a licensed Financial Planner AFP® and member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia, and a member of the Finance Brokers Association of Australia.

Outside of work, Heinrich enjoys spending time with his family. He is a former semi-pro tennis player with his claim to temporary fame being a straight sets loss against the former world number 3 and current coach of Roger Federer; Ivan Ljubicic.

Heinrich Jacobs is an authorised representative (1241405) of Lifestyle Asset Management Pty Ltd (AFSL 288421). Heinrich is also an authorised credit representative (475174) of Beagle Finance Pty Ltd (ACL 383640).

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