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Certified by Responsible Investment Association of Australasia

Jonathan Neal, director of Rise Financial, has been certified by RIAA (Responsible Investment Association of Australasia) according to the strict disclosure practices required under the Responsible Investment Certification Program. The Certification Symbol signifies that an investment product or service takes environmental, social, ethical or governance considerations into account along with financial returns. Visit responsibleinvestment.org for more details on RIAA.

What Our Clients Say

We are wholly committed to providing the best possible service for our clients. Take a look at what some of them have said.
His knowledge and competence in planning for financial security is excellent.
In November 2004 we invited Jonathan to prepare a financial plan for us. Now, ten years on and mostly retired we have never regretted this step. Jonathan is meticulous in the detail that he continues to provide but always presents us with a range of options as he patiently helps us understand investment options. His advice is given in a most professional, helpful, friendly and caring way that always helps us invest responsibly to meet our long term goals. His knowledge and competence in planning for financial security is excellent. We have had no hesitation in recommending his services to other family members.
Dave & Roslyn McDonald
I would strongly recommend Jonathan as a financial adviser.
I would strongly recommend Jonathan as a financial adviser. Whether beginning an investment portfolio or developing one already established, Jonathan’s thorough, up-to-date knowledge, and professional diligence underpin his ability to provide appropriate individual advice. He is friendly, honest, patient and meticulous in the care he takes to ensure investments are ethical, wise and safe.
Elizabeth O'Connor
I was delighted to have the opportunity to invest responsibly through Jonathan's interest in this area.
I have been a client of Rise Financial since its inception, and was associated with Jonathan and his team for a number of years before that. I have always found them to be professional, friendly and helpful. Jonathan is very thorough and has extensive knowledge of the field of finance and investment. I was delighted to have the opportunity also to invest responsibly through Jonathan's interest in this area.
Anne Kroening
Jonathan keeps up to date with this growing market and therefore is able to keep us informed of the increasing opportunities to participate in responsible investments.
We chose to invest for our retirement with Rise Financial Ltd for many reasons and two in particular. Firstly, we have been salaried employees all our working lives so have not developed any useful knowledge about investments. Jonathan really understands needs for investment and therefore is very good at offering information and options, listening to our retirement plans and assisting us in making appropriate decisions. Secondly, we are particularly interested in ensuring our investments are used to assist the healthy, ethical developments within New Zealand and beyond. Jonathan keeps up to date with this growing market and therefore is able to keep us informed of the increasing opportunities to participate in responsible investments.
STEVE & PENNY MOLNAR

Responsible Investment News

Investors Should Worry If Climate Goals Are Missed, Report Warns

Bloomberg By William Wilkes and Christopher Flavelle April 9, 2019
Investors be warned: If the planet heats up by more than two degrees, it’s going to get a lot harder to make money.

That’s the conclusion of investment advisory firm Mercer LLC, which modeled the financial fallout from two, three and four degrees Celsius of global warming through 2100 in a report released Monday.

Oil and gas giants shed billions after Norwegian fund's divestment

The Sydney Morning Herald March 11, 2019
Australian energy companies shed more than $2.5 billion on Monday after Norway's sovereign wealth fund’s decision to cut its global oil holdings, the rout even hitting companies the fund didn’t own.

The group is the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, with more than $1 trillion in investments. On Friday, the fund's deputy governor, Egil Matsen, said it would divest its stakes in energy exploration and production companies "to make the government's wealth less vulnerable to a permanent drop in oil prices".

The simple finance decisions that can make a huge impact

The Guardian (paid for by Bank Australia)
Millennials are proving that when it comes to making an impact, they’re not happy with a participation trophy. They want to be the most valued players.

Most of us make choices to live life responsibly and ethically, and when we entrust someone with our earnings, we expect they will invest it according to our values. But do we really monitor what our bank or super fund is doing with our money?