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One year since the FPA and AFA merged, Money Management speaks with FAAA chief executive Sarah Abood on what the combined organisation’s advocacy has accomplished....

Financial planning

Minister for Financial Services, Stephen Jones, has confirmed the start date for consumers to lodge claims with the Compensation Scheme of Last Resort as well as its firs...

Financial planning

In its pre-budget submission, the FAAA has expressed its concern over the “extremely disheartening” costs of the Compensation Scheme of Last Resort potentially being pass...

Financial planning

While the FSC largely supports the final tranche of Delivering Better Financial Outcomes reforms, the FAAA is “deeply concerned” about possible negative implications of t...

Life/Risk

Policy and advocacy specialist Benjamin Marshan has left the Council of Australian Life Insurers after less than a year, having joined in March from the Financial Plannin...

Financial planning

A “priority hotline” between professional associations and ASIC, as suggested by the Financial Advice Association of Australia, would damage the regulator’s independence,...

Financial planning

Advisers who joined the newly merged Financial Advice Association of Australia have risen 30 per cent from initially reported figures and now surpass 10,000 after it repo...

Financial planning

Membership of the FAAA declined by 11.7 per cent in the last financial year, according to its 2023 annual report, three times faster than the overall decline in adviser n...

Financial planning

Following its completed merger of the former FPA and AFA in April, the FAAA is now in the “critical process” of renewing its policy platform through a member survey....

People & Products

The former AFA president, NSW financial adviser and long-term contributor to the financial advice industry has passed away at the age of 89. ...

Financial planning

The Financial Advice Association Australia has recorded over 8,700 membership renewals, including over 80 per cent of eligible practitioner members....

People & Products

Three financial advisers, including a former chair of the Financial Planning Association of Australia, have been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia in this year’s ...

Financial planning

With an ATO review underway to make financial advice tax deductible, Tangelo Advice Consulting’s Conrad Travers has reiterated why this would be a positive step forward f...

Financial planning

In questioning whether financial advice is “too complex” for the average Australian, Sarah Abood has reiterated the importance of digital tools to address accessibility c...

Financial planning

In light of the recent experience pathway consultation, former AFA chief executive Phil Anderson has debated whether 10 years of experience can be comparable to a univers...

 

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