The Financial Planning Association has clearly defined the difference between planners and accountants and why one...
Charging commissions for life/risk advice may be more professional than a fee-for-service model as they were only...
Count Financial points to utility of fee-for-service for accountants entering financial planning space.
Mar 21 2019 - 8:00am
Costs for residential aged care include accommodation payments and ongoing care fees. In this article we look at...
Lawyer warns that LIF legislation, as currently drafted, could see adviser fees counted as part of capped benefits.
Col Fullagar considers the difference between service and financial advice within the adviser value proposition...
Financial advisers need to start thinking about flat fee for service arrangements becoming the new normal.
Feb 22 2019 - 11:45am
As global earnings estimates continue to deteriorate in 2019, are falls in share prices leading to an economic...
FSGs should be part of the national register of advisers to prevent consumers getting skewed information from...
ASIC’s upcoming report on risk insurance churn is likely to lead to further debate on removing commissions but...
Advisers urged to charge clients flat fees instead of claiming commissions, to avoid conflicts of interest.
Feb 11 2019 - 5:15pm
The evolution of platforms has seen improved efficiencies for advisers, however not all platforms are the same....
Moving licensees or client books should not trigger an automatic loss of grandfathered revenue, according to...
Bombora new signing moves across from Lonsdale Financial Group.
Former fund manager claims actively managed funds’ fees charge investors more than once for same services.
FOFA regulations require planners to outline platform and investment choices in SOAs.
Having a successful discussion with clients about fees can revolve around emphasising service delivery rather than...
Financial planners might struggle to articulate their value to passive clients come fee disclosure statement time...
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