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Financial planning

Professionalisation of the financial advice industry needs to be balanced with the adviser shortage, according to Minister for Financial Services, Stephen Jones, as he co...

Financial planning

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority has extended recognition of the course value of the Financial Planning Association’s Certified Financial Planner desi...

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Financial planning

Financial advisers worried about the incoming education reforms could restructure their business to become money coaches. ...

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People & Products

A Deakin University student has won the 2018 AMP University Challenge and the $5,000 first prize. ...

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Financial planning

The professional body representing the SMSF sector has called on FASEA to provide more guidance about how recognised prior learning for existing financial advisers will b...

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Features

Regtech, artificial intelligence, on-demand online education services, and pre-emptive risk detection are the ways of the future for the financial advice industry to tack...

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Financial planning

ASIC has signalled the possibility that higher education standards for planners may also extend to RG 146....

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