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An advice association has called for the financial adviser exam to be scrapped, arguing it has served its purpose and is an unnecessary expense....

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

Almost 20 students have filed a class action against James Cook University after discovering their financial planning degrees had not received accreditation, leaving them...

Financial planning

Money Management takes a closer look at the financial adviser exam and how this year’s exam results have differed from previous ones. ...

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Catriona Lowe has joined the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission as deputy chair, taking over from Delia Rickard....

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Financial planning

ASIC has clarified why the cost of sitting the financial adviser exam has increased by more than 50% this year to $1,500....

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Financial planning

Enrolments for the first financial adviser exam of 2023 open today with licensees applying for a new adviser urged to act quickly....

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Financial planning

Over half of advisers sitting the November financial adviser exam passed the test, according to latest ASIC figures....

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Financial planning

ASIC has released the dates for the 2023 financial adviser exam dates....

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Financial planning

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has shared information about how the adviser exam will be run in 2023 when it moves to being primarily new entrants....

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Financial planning

Today is the final day for candidates who need to pass by 1 October to register for the last sittings of the financial adviser exam....

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Financial planning

Financial advisers must consider long-term interests and future circumstances when determining the scope of the advice that is going to be offered and should therefore be...

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Financial planning

Compassion should be given to those advisers who have not yet passed the financial adviser exam, according to the AFA’s Phil Anderson, rather than condemnation....

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ASIC chair, Joe Longo, has told advisers there is little the corporate regulator can do to improve the financial adviser exam, despite negative feedback from candidates....

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Australian financial services licensees are no longer required to notify ASIC of a professional year arrangement between themselves and a new entrant....

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