SARAH ABOOD

Financial planning

The FAAA has suggested looking offshore for overseas financial advisers to ease the adviser shortage, but are employers willing to take on the burden of workplace visas?...

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The FSC and FAAA have pinpointed the small wins and losses in Treasurer Jim Chalmers’ third budget, noting that successfully achieving change can be a "hard grind" for th...

Financial planning

Career changers, such as accountants and teachers, are a valuable demographic for potential advisers as industry commentators say adviser numbers are “not touching the si...

Financial planning

The Financial Advice Association Australia has released its pre-budget submission, including six key items to help reduce the cost of professional advice and increase its...

Financial planning

Despite fears under the first draft QAR bill, ASIC has confirmed that it does not expect superannuation trustees to check every Statement of Advice. ...

Financial planning

The JAWG has announced it is in talks with Treasury around five “core principles” to strengthen the education standards for new entrants to the financial advice space....

Financial planning

The Joint Associations Working Group has issued a statement urging the government to fix the Quality of Advice Review legislation to prevent an “unworkable” path forward....

Financial planning

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

FAAA chief executive, Sarah Abood, has warned changes in the first tranche of the QAR legislation around advice fees documentation could create more work for advisers rat...

Financial planning

Reacting to the Compensation Scheme of Last Resort levy, the FAAA said another levy in addition to the existing ASIC levy will drive advice firms out of business. ...

Financial planning

The FAAA is calling on the ATO to refine its position on the tax deductibility of financial advice fees related to advice to clients with pre-existing investments....

Financial planning

Sarah Abood, chief executive of the FAAA, believes 2024 will be the year that meaningful regulatory changes are clarified and delivered by regulators to the financial adv...

Financial planning

On the five-year anniversary of the Hayne royal commission, FAAA chief executive Sarah Abood believes it will be a “tragedy” if the industry reverts back and shares her v...

Financial planning

Almost 6,000 financial advisers have just two weeks to register with ASIC if they wish to continue to provide advice with the FAAA warning “a lot is at stake” if they rem...

Financial planning

The FAAA is pushing for a mandated standardised fee consent form to minimise red tape and reduce the cost of financial advice in response to the government’s first QAR tr...

 

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