A comprehensive free article from Choice on finding the best financial planner which includes tips for preparing for the first meeting, negotiating fees and assessing the advice you receive.
Use Moneysmart's financial advisers register to help you make the right decisions about a financial adviser.
Finding the right financial advice is easier than you think. Use the Financial Planning Association (FPA) tool to search for a planner in your area.
From ASIC's Moneysmart site, check out their financial adviser shopping list in the Questions to ask a financial adviser article.
The FPA recommends asking plenty of questions of a new adviser. Here is their 'Things to consider' list so you can make the most of any initial meeting.
From a Cuffelinks article, asking these 25 questions of your financial adviser won't guarantee you a good adviser but it will reduce the odds of a dud!