About Us


Sara Smith & Martin Cook

Cook & Cook Financial Services

At Cook & Cook Financial Services, our motto and goal is quite simple: we aim to help you secure your financial future. We're a family owned business who has provided advice to individuals and families within the community for over 25 years. Since Martin Cook purchased the business from his father John in 2010, he has continued to work with his clients to understand what really matters to them and create a tailored plan that helps you grow, manage and protect your wealth.

Cook & Cook Financial Services is licensed though Garvan Financial Planning, one of Australia's leading financial advice networks, with a long and highly reputable history. Carrying on a tradition personified over 125 years ago by MLC founder James Garvan, our customer-focused business values remain at the heart of everything we do. Founded in 1887, Garvan’s major focus of the company was to ensure that the benefits of life insurance were available to the working population. His aim was "…to bring the security and protection of life insurance within the reach of every man, woman and child".

As a Garvan Licensee and a Member of the FPA - Financial Planning Association http://fpa.com.au/, our clients are confident in knowing we're an AFP© - Accredited Financial Planner.

This accreditation and licensee support allows Cook & Cook Financial Services to provide high quality financial planning advice for all of your personal and business needs, including:
  • Investment and wealth management
  • Life insurance personal and business insurance
  • Debt and budget management
  • Superannuation and self-managed superannuation
  • Transitioning to retirement
  • Retirement planning
  • Age Care Planning

Our advice is provided with a transparent fee-for-service model. This means we will clearly outline our fees in relation to the advice they will provide for you before any services are performed. Therefore, there is no risk or obligation about sitting down with Martin Cook to see how we can help you. You will not be charged for your first interview. In fact, our guarantee is that you will not be charged any types of fees unless you are happy to proceed with our advice. You will be confident in knowing that as a Garvan Financial Planning adviser, we have access to extensive resources and market leading expertise to provide you with the most up to date and high quality advice.