understands that when it comes to personal finance and
life in general, the only stupid question is the one that
is not asked.
a financial educator Andrew enjoys the opportunity to
answer those questions that may be the difference of you
achieving your financial aspirations or not.
was born in Wellington and brought up in Island Bay. He
attended St Patrick's College, where he excelled academically
and developed a keen interest in sport, particularly rugby,
tennis and cricket. With a love of science and thriving
on a challenge, Andrew attended Victoria University in
Wellington and attained two Degrees - a Science Degree,
Majoring in Chemistry, and a Commerce Degree, Majoring
in Management and
From a very young age Andrew realised the importance of saving
for the future. At 14 his two part-time jobs and interest in investments
helped set his focus for the future. So after completing his degrees
he joined Financial Service Brokers Limited (FSB) Graduate Programme.
training programme provided Andrew with the opportunity to develop
his financial planning skills. Upon successfully completing
the Graduate Programme, Andrew was able to do the things that
are most enjoyable to him - working with people and helping
them to achieve their financial goals.
Andrew’s career in the financial services industry he has developed
his investment principles and extended his own personal portfolio
to include various asset classes such as shares, property –
both direct and indirect and the formation of several companies.
Lendnal is the Founder and Director of BREAKTHRU Limited. He
is a Financial Planner, a director of five companies (including
BREAKTHRU Limited), co-author of two financial advice books,
and holds a Share Brokers license. He is a Member of a number
of professional organisations, including the Financial Planning
and Insurance Advisers Association of New Zealand, the New Zealand
Institute of Chemistry and the Professional Advisers Network.
is also one of the key individuals responsible for forming the
Professional Advisers Network and Brainstrust Limited.
Two companies that respectively help in developing better
businesses for professional advisers and helping all New Zealanders
enhance their financial literacy.
Areas of expertise include:
alternate scenarios for your future that clarify your options
and protecting capital
a portfolio’s asset allocation for your changing needs
– smart handling of income and expenses.
the last five years Andrew’s core business has been to provide
planning through BREAKTHRU Limited, a registered financial planning
Company, formed to provide fee based, impartial, and comprehensive
planning for business owners and professionals.
2003, Andrew was selected by Tomorrow Group to become part of
their financial education team.
Andrew’s addition to the team provided Tomorrow Group
with another qualified person to help enhance financial literacy
in all New Zealanders.
speaker, Andrew Lendnal shapes important ideas about how money
works and how to make it work better for you.
Andrew’s efforts with Tomorrow Group Andrew decided that his
passion was to be more proactive than just helping his clients
after they experienced some form of financial stress.
noted that he needed to approach financial education from a
different angle – i.e. children, so as to educate them through
their parents, teachers and media the tools that they require
so to have a better lifestyle when they are older as well as
improving their chances in a complex society that is becoming
more complex every decade.
resulting from this soul searching activity was to help children
learn about money and allow them to become money savvy and improve
their adult life – Hence came the formation of Breakthru
Kids Limited (Helping children learn about money).
Andrew was admitted to be a member of the
Million Dollar Round
the top 5% of financial advisory professionals worldwide receive
is available for interviews and appearances.
an appointment with your financial coach today!!!