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Financial planning

With the first financial adviser exam of the year under the new structure held on 26 March, candidates have described it “tough” despite changes – meaning questions are m...

Financial planning

The regulator has provided example questions of what the next batch of candidates sitting on 26 March can expect to see, following regulatory changes to its structure. ...

Financial planning

Wealth Data has recorded a “very encouraging” 18 advisers joining the financial advice industry this week, with over three-quarters joining as new entrants....

Financial planning

The corporate regulator has confirmed it will incorporate legislative amendments to the financial adviser exam, with March’s exam set to reflect the changes....

Financial planning

Money Management collates the recommendations of major associations and how they would like the financial advice exam to change in the future following consultation....

Financial planning

The FAAA expects to see a reduced fee to sit the financial adviser exam once the proposed changes are implemented, with the current cost sitting steep at $1,500 per attem...

Financial planning

Two Professional Year candidates have shared their thoughts with Money Management on ASIC’s proposed changes to the financial advice exam and what it will mean for their ...

Financial planning

Candidates looking to sit the financial adviser exam next year will have a longer wait as ASIC pushes back the first sitting date in order to make amendments to the exam'...

Financial planning

ASIC has announced the results from the 23rd Financial Advisers Exam cycle held in November, following August’s highest pass mark of the year....

Financial planning

There is room for more flexibility in the financial advice exam, according to FAAA chief executive Sarah Abood, and the organisation is advocating for this to be improved...

Financial planning

The corporate regulator has revealed the results of its August financial adviser exam, which has delivered the highest pass mark of the year so far. ...

Financial planning

ASIC has released the pass mark for this year’s May financial adviser exam with almost three-quarters of candidates sitting for the first time....

Financial planning

Long delays encountered by candidates sitting the financial adviser exam online are the result of “users’ system issues”, according to ASIC....

Financial planning

There has been a net gain of 15 advisers joining the industry this week, including nine new entrants following their exam pass. ...

Financial planning

With more Professional Year candidates passing their financial adviser exam this week, an associate adviser has shared why graduates shouldn’t rush to become advisers and...

 

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