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Brendan Vaughan

Qualified Property Investment Advisor

Brendan is a Qualified Property Investment Advisor (QPIA). Before moving into the Property Investment Industry helping others on their journey, Brendan worked in Engineering and Project Management and he holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and a Masters Degree in Project Management.

Originally from Ireland, and after spending 4 years as a Production Engineer in Japan, Brendan moved to Australia and spent 13 years working in the Automotive Industry as a Project Manager, Sales Manager and Business Development Manager.

While working in the Automotive Industry, Brendan was introduced to (the power of) Property Investing through Robert Kiyosaki, author of ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’, where he also learnt the importance of Purpose, Team and Mission. He then started to build his own property portfolio in his spare time. His motivation to gain his financial freedom stems from his desire to be able to travel, spend time with family overseas, and have freedom of time and place while young enough to enjoy it. During this period, Brendan’s interest in, and knowledge about, Property Investing grew exponentially. He now has a multi-million dollar portfolio of 8 properties across Australia, accumulated over 12 years.

“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life”, Unknown.

When the opportunity presented itself in 2015, Brendan followed his passion, secured his formal qualification as a QPIA®, Qualified Property Investment Advisor, and got to live his dream every day, teaching others who wish to follow the same path to wealth creation through property. After a year working as a QPIA® at Destiny®, Brendan joined the Empower Wealth family.

Brendan derives immense satisfaction from building and implementing wealth creation plans with family, friends and clients to improve their financial position, and secure their financial future. The positive impact on people’s lives, and their future wealth and happiness, is immeasurable. Brendan believes we all know we need to take responsibility for our own financial futures, and not relinquish that authority to others – yet that is exactly what most people do! As one of Buddha’s proverbs quite aptly states, “Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and common sense.” Brendan believes clients of Empower Wealth are among those that choose to take control, leverage from the team’s expertise, develop a plan, build their wealth, and decide their own financial future.

Brendan’s desire to help others also extends to his local community where he serves as a Volunteer Firefighter with his local CFA Brigade on call 24hr/day, and as Treasurer on the Brigade Management Team. Outside of Property Investing and his duties at the CFA, Brendan enjoys time with Family, Travelling, Trail Running, Sailing and Reading anything related to wealth creation and personal development.

Brendan was excellent to deal with. He was thorough, knowledgeable and ensured we understood every step of the process. With no previous experience in property investment we were very unsure of what to expect and had an obvious and large knowledge gap but Brendan made it easy and was all too happy to help us understand even the most basic aspects.

- Andrew, NT August 2020

My wife and I are genuinely very happy with the outcome of our engagement of EW to prepare our Property Portfolio Plan. Brendan did a fantastic job in preparing a plan that catered for our current and future lifestyles while meeting our retirement target of $2k per week passive income. The conservative nature of the plan is both comforting and encouraging and we have every reason to believe we are well placed to achieve our retirement goals.

- Ross, VIC August 2020

Brendan did an excellent job of explaining how to reach our passive goals of income through using not only the Money SMARTS system, but when best to invest in property. His pathway gave us clear goals on how we can reach our ultimate goal.

- Cherh, VIC August 2020

Brendan and the team at Empower Wealth continually demonstrated a high level of knowledge and professionalism throughout the journey. I am more than happy with the service provided.

- Isaac, NSW July 2020

Empower Wealth have provided a great plan for my family going forward to achieve our goals. The team were knowledgeable and relatable. The fees are also reasonable for the service being provided.

- Chris, VIC May 2020

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