Queensland’s preferred financial planners for 25+ years.


Obligation-free appointment

25+ years making the most of money

Our Founder & Director Adrian, brings more than 25 years of experience creating financial success and future-proofing lives. 

How we Support your Wealth Goals

income protection for single parents

Personal Insurance

Insurance for your car? Tick. Insurance for the house? Tick.

Insurance for yourself? Eek. Whether you’re single or have a family, insuring yourself now will protect you long into the future, providing you with certainty as you tackle life.

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No matter how far away retirement is, it’s important you’re thinking long-term.

Maximise your superannuation investments to create the retirement and after-work lifestyle you deserve. Maximise your super today so you can succeed tomorrow.

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Wills & Estate Planning

Ensure your assets and wealth are distributed how you intend.

Wills and estate planning ensures your family will be comfortable and understand your wishes after you’re gone.

What makes Bow Tie Financial Services different?

We Build Relationships

You won’t just become another number at Bow Tie Financial Services. We don’t reserve appointments for business hours, nor do we put hour-long time limits on them. Adrian spends exactly as long as it takes to get to know you, your goals, and provide you with that personal care — whenever and wherever suits you.

The professionalism you expect, the care you don't.

We’re extremely professional and knowledgeable financial planners. But that’s not all that matters when planning for your future and beyond. Our team provides you with a level of genuine care that’s almost unheard of in the industry.

Financial Experience From All Sides

We’re not just accountants or just financial advisors. Our Founder & Director, Adrian has experience across accounting, finance, broking, superannuation, and more. It means we can look at your finances with a holistic, comprehensive view.

Scalable & Simple Advice, Tailored to You

There’s a misconception in financial planning that you need to have a certain amount of wealth to benefit from it. We tailor and scale financial strategies to our clients, so you can make the most of what you have.

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In A Couple

Protect your partner and yourself with intelligent financial strategies. Protect your income, define financial goals, and start working towards them with the correct strategies.

Young & Single

You’re young and single but that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared. Set yourself up to achieve all of your financial goals and tackle the future with absolute financial certainty.

Married with Children

Protect yourself, your spouse, and your family’s future. Arm your family with the correct strategies to create wealth and financial success.

A Business Owner

Understanding and succeeding in your finances as a business owner can be complex. You need to have the correct plan in place for your business to ensure it pays off.

Mature & Single

Protect yourself, your income and set yourself up for certainty in the future. We’ll support you to implement smart saving and investing strategies and protect your income and assets.


On your way to retirement and need some support for the last few hurdles? We can help. We’ll help you get your ducks in a row through insurance policies and smart financial planning.

Make the most of your money. Meet the Bow Tie Man.

Meet Adrian McDonald, the man helping people and businesses across Brisbane plan for future certainty and maximise their wealth. Adrian combines his accounting and tax planning experience with estate planning, superannuation, and insurance planning to set you up for financial success.

Youll appreciate receiving personalised financial advice, with a side of personable service and genuine care for you.

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