METLIFE

Financial planning

Over half of Australians hope to live to 100 years, according to MetLife, and 90 per cent believe retirement should be redefined to account for a longer lifespan....

Funds management

AMP and Commonwealth Bank is among multiple financial services companies left unable to fully function after an Optus outage hit nationwide....

People & Products

The software company has launched the Connectivity Network; an “efficiency-boosting” platform designed to streamline and optimise the advice execution process....

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Features

With a large proportion of financial advisers having now completed the FASEA exam, Alexandra Cain asks whether advisers who passed found it worthwhile?...

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Life/Risk

Only one-third of surveyed consumers believe an advised life insurance product is better quality than an unadvised product, according to MetLife....

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Financial planning

Financial advisers have expressed concern over an industry podcast which has revealed how the pressures generated by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority ...

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Financial planning

Employers are uniquely positioned to help their employees find financial wellness through clearly defined benefits, according to MetLife....

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Tools & guides

With the Budget postponed until October, the economic stimulus measures implemented for COVID-19 mean advisers have to contend with a whole new world, writes Jeff Scott....

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Life/Risk

Life insurers have responded to a call to arms from Synchron to demonstrate how they are protecting customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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Financial planning

Two very different surveys have confirmed that trust sits at the heart of good relationships between advisers and their clients....

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Financial planning

A third of advised life insurance clients are considering changing their advisers because of the cost, lack of contact or the perception of poor service....

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Expert Analysis

MetLife’s Michael Mulholland on how firms ensure clients want to stay with their adviser and how they can demonstrate value in their work....

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Financial planning

New research has confirmed that clients are more aware of advice but are still struggling to understand the value it delivers....

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Financial planning

The majority of millennials feel confident about their financial future but aren’t prepared for the possibility of unemployment due to injury or illness, new research fro...

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Superannuation

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has warned of margin compression resulting from insurance in superannuation changes....

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Adnan

It is fascinating to see that this year - 2 funds (Mine Super & CFS FirstChoice Employer Super) which failed APRA Perfor...

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Mitch VB

Thanks for providing us even more work in educating clients on the growth/ defensive splits of all these "top" performer...

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Why would you do that for? It would be a case of the same circus, different clowns....

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Insignia Financial has unveiled a new operating model and executive team, including a new head of advice, while three senior executives are set to depart the licensee....

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The $280 billion Australian Retirement Trust is the first superannuation fund off the block to report its performance for the 2023-24 financial year....

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Analysis by Chant West of the annual performance of growth superannuation funds has uncovered which ones see the best performance....

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