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A series of 3 FREE financial planning workshops with family farm wealth planning specialist, Rob Brown of Peppin Planners.

Are you a farmer considering future options such as passing on your property to the next generation, selling or leasing?

This series of 3 workshops will help you assess options for transition and provide tips on how to plan to be SECURE & SMART.

**PLACES ARE LIMITED**  REGISTER BY 20th AUGUST

Workshop 1 – Planning for transition     

27th August, 10am – 4pm

This workshop will provide an overview of the 4 options for farm transition:

  1. Keeping on and slowing down
  2. Deals with family – succession planning on and off farm
  3. Deals with others – such as share farming, lease and hybrids
  4. Moving on - options for sale while keeping tax down, income up and living life to the fullest

Rob will show how plans can be structured to cover the implications of the range of different financial scenarios and unplanned life events that may arise, including high vs modest wealth, death or incapacity of a family member, divorce, aged care, forced exit and family separations.

Workshop 2 – A guide to making the most of the ‘money games’

15th October, 10am – 4pm (venue to be advised)

Too often people find out things and think ‘if only I’d known that sooner’. This workshop will look at how to make the most of financial opportunities and avoid the pitfalls of the ‘money games’:  Tax, Centrelink benefits, investing and finance, as well as family dealings to protect relationships and limit the high risk of conflict.

Rob will discuss how each of the money games are relevant to each of the 4 transition options from Workshop 1.

Workshop 3 – Family succession planning

November, 10am – 4pm (date & venue to be advised)

This workshop will cover planning to avoid heartache and protect your family, including:

  • Why good families have bad times over money;
  • Why effective family communication is important and difficult and how to make it easier;
  • The eight parts of a secure living plan;
  • The five main life events that can sink the ship (and how to avoid or limit the damage);
  • Why and how to document deals.
About Rob Brown

Rob is Director of Family Strategy at Peppin Planners and is an accredited family business adviser with more than 30 years’ experience. He is recognised as one Australia’s leading dedicated specialists in family wealth strategy for farmers. Rob is one a very small number of advisers with qualifications and expertise in family communications and the ‘nitty gritty’ of effective plans with the primary aim of protecting family relationships.

**PLACES ARE LIMITED**  REGISTER BY 20th AUGUST

These workshops are funded through the Regional Landcare Facilitator Project, an initiative of the Australian Government Dept of Agriculture, and the North East Catchment Management Authority. 

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