Master Your Mortgage Now is the mortgage broking arm of Master Your Money Now. Master Your Money Now specializes in helping millennial nurses and teachers with their finances. We are based in Geelong but have members across Australia.
We know that buying your home can be a very stressful and confusing experience. Our passion is to help you cut through all of the noise, hold you by the hand and show you step by step as to what you should be doing. In other words, we make money easy to understand.
No matter what stage in life you are in or what point you are at in your financial journey – we can help you!
Master Your Money Now is licensed to provide financial planning and mortgage broking thanks to Infocus Securities Australia Pty Ltd A 0BN 47 097 79749, who holds AFSL Licence No. 236523.
Chris Carlin is the founder, financial planner and mortgage broker at Master Your Money Now. In 2020 he was voted in the prestigious Financial Standard list of Top 50 most influential financial advisers and is also the 2019 AFA Rising Star of the Year. Chris is passionate about helping everyday millennials, namely nurses and teachers, achieve their financial goals and live out their dream lifestyle.
Chris has been in the financial planning industry for over eight years to Australians seeking to increase their income, purchase homes, understand super, protect their loved ones and plan for retirement. Chris is a regular commentator on blogs, LinkedIn and Instagram on finance-related topics.
Outside of Master Your Money Now, Chris is a passionate soccer fan and supports Western United and Everton. He also follows AFL (Geelong), cricket (Melbourne Renegades) and Formula One (Red Bull). Chris is married to Natalie, a paediatric nurse and proud New Zealander.
Chris has completed a Bachelor of Commerce from Deakin University, majoring in Finance and Financial Planning. He also has a Diploma in Mortgage Broking.
“Tattsy” is our gun mortgage broker who has over 10 years experience in helping people buy their first home, purchase investment properties and helping people save money through refinancing. He has worked both in a bank as a home loan specialist and also as a mortgage broker, and shares our passion in helping millenials with their financial needs.
Outside of work, you will find mark at the gym, supporting his beloved Tigers or spending time with his two young children.
Mark has completed a Bachelor of Commerce from La Trobe University, majoring in Accounting and Management. He also has a Diploma in Mortgage Broking.
"Having had no formal training myself in how to handle my finances. Master Your Money Now has provided me with expert advice and guidance on how to best handle my super and insurances. Chris is an incredibly knowledgeable, approachable and professional financial planner, who takes the complex world of finances and guides you with simple, achievable and practical steps to set-up a better future. Would highly recommend to anyone!"
"We have been working with Chris as a Financial Planner and more recently a Mortgage Broker as we just purchased a new house in the Geelong area. He has done a fantastic job helping us plan our finances and determine how much we can afford on a new house. Since making the purchase he has been working with the bank to make sure everything gets done before settlement."
“Our financial planner, Chris, has such a wealth of knowledge regarding all things financial. He's helped us to take leaps and bounds towards our financial goals by taking the time to really understand the uniqueness of our own financial position and implement strategies to see us thriving now and in the future. He's not only good at what he does but he makes sure to share his own understanding in ways that aren't baffling to someone who knows very little about the financial world.”
“As a 22yr old nurse looking for financial advice, I went through a couple of people and organisations before stumbling upon Chris who runs Master Your Money Now. I have to say hands down this is the best decision I’ve ever made in terms of my finically health. Chris has been very fluid and ran everything efficiently. Every process was explained to me fluently and in simple terms that a young adult would understand. I Will highly recommend Chris as the go to financial planner in Geelong. Highly professional and knows what he is doing to the full extent.”
“Great mortgage broker and financial planner fantastic and easy to deal with highly recommend."
“Chris is very knowledgeable, and I appreciate how patient his is with people who are intimidated by investments and financial planning. He answered questions I didn't even think to ask! It's been helpful to have a good mortgage broker in Geelong”