ACER

Financial planning

The percentage of candidates who passed February’s financial adviser exam, the first one under the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, has fallen to 32.4%. ...

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Financial planning

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority has confirmed that one question has been removed as it disadvantaged those candidates who use English as their second...

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Financial planning

Due to the current stay at home restrictions and unavailability of physical locations, Melbourne’s FASEA exam will be held online only....

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Financial planning

The gender gap in student financial literacy has been closed, according to a report released by the Australian Council for Educational Research. ...

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Financial planning

Registered candidates have the option to sit the exam online or to defer the exam for a later sitting as the authority recognises the challenges presented by COVID-19....

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Financial planning

The April exam will continue as planned, but FASEA will advise candidates if a decision by ACER or the government means they have to change....

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Features

The industry has now had four rounds of FASEA exams, but Chris Dastoor writes advisers – particularly those who have passed – are still as confused and unhappy about the ...

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