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Financial planning

AFCA has told the Senate economics committee that alleged losses from Dixon Advisory clients are an estimated $458 million while outlining the concerns it is observing in...

Financial planning

A Victorian financial adviser at Financiallink Group, Pamela Anderson, has seen her two-year ban from providing financial services for two years affirmed by the AAT....

Financial planning

Insignia is to launch a partnership ownership model for self-employed licensees within months, known as Advice Services Co, as it seeks to become Australia’s largest advi...

Funds management

AMP has announced the progress of its Advice transformation as advice net profit after tax has more than halved from a loss of $146 million a year ago....

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Financial planning

A survey by Netwealth has detailed the factors that women value when it comes to selecting a financial adviser and where advisers have room for improvement....

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People & Products

The firm is set to launch its Adviser Portal in the first half of the year and has worked with a group of advisers to determine how the service can best support them. ...

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Expert Analysis

Given the volatility in domestic and international markets, Australian retail investors can be forgiven for becoming a bit emotional about their portfolios, writes Greg B...

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Financial planning

Financial advice technology provider Asendium believes paraplanners are the key to unlocking growth and efficiency for the Australian advice sector....

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Financial planning

The independent chair of the QOA Review has called for the removal of 'onerous' ongoing fee disclosure obligations....

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Financial planning

In a move likely to be welcomed by advisers, Michelle Levy has stayed the course to do away with Statement of Advice requirements....

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Financial planning

With more financial advisers exiting and rising costs creating greater inaccessibility, Michelle Levy recommends digital advice as a tool to improve access and efficiency...

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Financial planning

Praemium CEO, Anthony Wamsteker, is confident banks and super funds won’t be able to get away with poor or conflicted financial advice despite Quality of Advice recommend...

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Financial planning

With client expectations and concerns about climate change driving ESG investing, advisers must seize opportunities in this space, an adviser has insisted....

Financial planning

Former FSC chief executive, John Brogden, has stated his “greatest concerns have been realised” around advice accessibility, cautioning the QOA review needs bold ambition...

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Financial planning

Despite changes enforced by the Hayne Royal Commission, the current prescriptive model has detrimentally affected the quality of advice provided to consumers, according t...

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