OBT is about people; our team and our clients make us who we are, and always will. Whilst we’re delighted with our staying power when many have come and gone (and in spite of Mother Nature), OBT’s relationships and opportunities to help local business and… Read More >>
Archives for November 2013
OBT recently advised a wholesale and retail business that was experiencing large fluctuations in its sales, profits and cash flow. The business supplies goods to mining and rural businesses and is required to carry large stock holdings and significant credit accounts. Heavy rains also caused damage… Read More >>
Gatton’s OBT Financial Group was named Winner of the Professional Services Category in the 2013 Lockyer Valley Business, Training & Apprenticeship Awards at the prestigious ceremony held 23 November at Gatton Shire Hall. OBT was the only financial sector business winner amidst a strong field… Read More >>
In addition to being considered tech savvy, one characteristic that has defined Generation Y is their bond to the family home. There are good reasons to stay at home, including rental/housing affordability and studying for a tertiary education. Financial concerns however are cited as the most common reason for… Read More >>
Melanoma is the third most common form of cancer in Australian men and women (10% of all cancers). In 2009 there were over 11,500 new cases of melanoma diagnosed in Australia, Although Melanoma accounts for nearly one in ten cancer diagnoses, it is responsible for… Read More >>
Operating a business on your own can become increasingly more difficult as your business grows and expands. Merger/acquisition opportunities, competition, retaining staff, new locations, capital, health, family pressure and business succession are some of the many reasons small business owners establish business partnerships.
Little did Jill Hayes know that, when dabbling in her share-trading hobby as a busy mum of three, it would one day lead her into a career of helping others to do the same. Jill is a key part of OBT’s financial planning team, together… Read More >>