Finance and Debt Management

If you get your debt right, financial security will follow.

That’s why we make debt management a key part of your financial plan. It is one of the first things we look at for all of our clients.

Debt touches most things that we do. Few of us buy homes without taking on a mortgage, and even fewer can afford to make an investment without any debt.

But it is not just this ‘big debt’ that matters. There are other types of debt as well. Who doesn’t have a credit card (or three)? Or a car loan? Or even a HECS debt that needs to be repaid? Managing these debts properly adds significantly to your ‘bottom line.’ When you save money on debt repayments you free yourself up to move forward somewhere else. The money you save can be used to make extra super contributions, to seed an investment, to upgrade your home or just to do something nice like take a holiday or eat out a little more often.

And it is not just a matter of minimising interest. We help you ensure that your loans are structured properly, so that you can optimise everything else that debt touches. This includes things like tax deductibility, asset protection, repayment prioritisation and personal maintenance.

We can also provide credit services to organise home loans, investment loans, reverse mortgages, LRBA loans for SMSFs, credit cards and all other forms of debt. Our credit services are all provided under the authority of a licenced credit provider within the Australian Credit Licencing System.

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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