Whether you’re seeking to manage, grow, protect or simply enjoy retirement our goal is to provide you with the right solutions for all stages of life.

About Us

MRB Financial Planning was founded in 2008 by Mark Basili who is the Director and owner of MRB Financial Planning Pty Ltd.

Mark started in the finance industry in 1995 initially with MLC and has been an authorized representative and financial adviser since 2005.

Being associated with businesses that are impartial to the large institutions has allowed him to always offer impartial advice to his clients. MRB Financial Planning continues with that philosophy.

Seeing clients as individuals means each client receives the upmost care and expertise in the advice we provide. As a practice with no products of our own, we provide you with all the options to make an informed decision for your future.

The firm is a boutique personalised advice business meaning your dealings will be with Mark and only Mark. He will be ‘your’ personalised financial adviser.

Mark’s qualifications include:

• Bachelor of Commerce (Economics & Finance) and a Diploma of Financial Services.
• Tax (financial) Adviser
• Margin Lending & Geared Investments
• Met the FASEA standards authority

Mark Basili and MRB Financial Planning Pty Ltd ATF MRB Trust are Authorised Representatives of Lionsgate Financial Group Pty Ltd ABN 92 140 591 484 AFSL 342766

Our Services


Personalised Financial Planning

Financial Planning can be hard to generalise but our goal is to understand the dynamics of your family (be it a single person or family of 10) so that a strategic plan can be developed to suit your goals, family needs and interests.​ However, no plan is ‘set and forget’. We take a proactive approach, try to add value at every available opportunity. And when you need us, to discuss the outcome of a specific strategy, to gain further knowledge.


Investment Management

Investment management is more than just selecting this month’s “hot” investment. It’s about managing risks and understanding the fluctuations in markets. Whether it’s $1,000 or $1,000,000 our desire is to listen to your needs and recommend an investment management strategy which improves the likelihood of reaching your desired outcomes. The only reliable element of an investment market is its unpredictability, so rather than paying extraordinary fees on the promise of outperformance (which often won’t be realised), we’d suggest an alternative.



Outside of the family home, superannuation remains one of the most important assets. With rule changes and sometimes complex investment options we have no preference as to whether our clients holding retail, industry or a SMSF’s. Our aim is to provide an analysis of right option for you and allow you to make an informed decision.


Retirement Planning

Having worked a lifetime having a trusted adviser to provide advise on how to manage and maximise your benefit is never more important. Whether it’s superannuation entitlements or the Age Pension using the rules to your benefit can provide the security in knowing you can enjoy the later years.


Wealth Accumulation

Building wealth outside of either your superannuation or family home can be challenging. An effective wealth accumulation strategy is informative, educational and places you on your most preferred risk/return outcome. Debt (in moderation) can often be an effective tool for the right family to grow their wealth, however that doesn’t always mean it’s the best strategy to pursue.



Many Australians choose to ignore the question of do I need life or disablement insurance although think nothing of insuring their car, boat or jet ski and rarely do they realise that they’ve underinsured themselves for the very asset providing them with the ability to buy the car or the house in the first place – their salary. When needed it can be too late. Different circumstances heavily influence the outcome requirements of insurance when determining what is or isn’t appropriate.

Our Costs

We aim to be as transparent and upfront as to what our clients can expect to pay for our advice.

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    Initial Meeting

    The initial meeting is an important determinant for both parties.
    Our costs are $220 (inc. GST) for our initial meeting which has no time limit and is deducted from the Advice Fee in the event you choose to proceed with our services.

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    Advice Fee

    Assuming you agree to engage our services, we will provide you with a written Statement of Advice (SoA) detailing our advice and how to proceed.

    The costs can vary depending on the complexity of your situation however normally range from $1,500 – $5,000.

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    On-Going Advice Costs

    An on-going advice relationship is crucial in attaining your goals.

    We charge either by way of:
    • a dollar amount;
    • a percentage of the amount invested; or
    • a combination.

    Before proceeding we will discuss and have you agree on the method of payment before we provide you with our on-going services.