CFP tm, B. Com (Econ Fin Plan), Dip FP, CP(H)L, FAICD, FFPA, APMESA, PPL(A)


Marist Brothers (Newman) College Churchlands,Deakin University / Financial Planning Association, Curtin University of Technology.


Bachelor of Commerce, Diploma Financial Planning, Australian Institute of Company Directors, Commercial Helicopter Pilot, Fixed Wing Private Pilot, Licensed Amateur Radio Operator.

Former Activities

Former Board Member, Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (Chair, Audit and Risk Committee), Former Director, Board Member, Financial Planning Association of Australia Limited, Former Board member Director, Northam's Avon Descent Association, Fellow Financial Planning Association of Australia, Associate Professional Member, Economics Society of Australia, Fellow Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Other Activities

Chanel Seven Perth's resident personal finance expert and reporter (News), Finance Broadcaster and commentator ABC State wide Radio (Your Money's Worth), presenter and host Don't Panic Money Show, Spirit FM, Fairfax Media (6PR), Current and former columnist & contributor to: The West Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Vita Magazine, Superliving, Co Author, Diploma Financial Planning Unit 1 Re-Write and author of financial planning material in The West Australian Retirement Planning Guide Editions 1 & 2, Author "Don't Panic" - Why You Don't need a Million Dollars to Retire Well, Money Management's Australian Financial Planner of the year 2003.

Nick's interests are varied to say the least and include aviation, technology and music. He is married with three adult children and is involved in a number of activities beyond N.C. Bruining & Associates.

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