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JAMIE WILLIAMSON   A new advertising campaign launched by the Financial Planning Association of Australia is attempting to bust the myth that financial advice is just for the wealthy.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Financial advisers must rethink value propositions and condense client books to achieve sustainable growth as traditional advice offerings continue to feel the squeeze.
KARREN VERGARA   BT Panorama added a sovereign bond fund on its platform.
KARREN VERGARA   Colonial First State has taken the next step in committing to responsible investing by becoming a signatory of the United Nations-endorsed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
EMMA RAPAPORT   Asteron Life is rewarding financial adviser's clients who have a healthy lifestyle with the introduction of several life insurance discounts.
KARREN VERGARA   Listed financial advice firm ClearView criticised the Financial Services Council's life insurance approved product list draft standard as superficial and ineffectual, saying it will only allow sub-par practices to continue.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Self-managed superannuation funds will be banned from direct borrowing under an expanded housing affordability policy unveiled by the Federal Opposition today.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Financial advisers can now manage the entire needs of SMSF clients through a new purpose built, cloud-based solution.
BENJAMIN ONG   We can torture the CPI data till the cows come home to roost but those putting money where their mouths are, bet on an RBA hold this month or this year.
BENJAMIN ONG   Trump's surprise move on Canada not only proves the man's unpredictability but also that he continues to "walk his talk", delivering on his promise of "America First".
KARREN VERGARA   Some $1.1 billion of unclaimed money is lying in dormant bank accounts, life insurance and shares, according to ASIC.
DARREN SNYDER   Twelve months in to its public commitment to place more focus on protecting consumer interests, the banking industry still needs to persuade the community that change is being made.
ALEX BURKE   Aurora Funds Management has appointed a new chief operating officer.
ALEX BURKE   The founder and chair of Countplus is retiring today and his successor is stepping up to the plate.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Industry superannuation fund legalsuper is expanding its retirement product offering with the addition of two Challenger guaranteed income accounts.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Business leaders in the financial services sector must reflect and ask themselves whether they're setting a good example in striving toward gender parity in the superannuation system.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   An independent advice dealer group is the latest to partner with AdviserLogic, now using its PayLogic software.
ALEX DUNNIN   A Rainmaker study of extra benefits and features being offered by super funds in Australia reveals that technology and communication-oriented features are the most active area of product development.
MICHELLE BALTAZAR   Leading Australian philanthropists were honoured for the impact of their giving at the 2017 Philanthropy Australia Awards held this week in Melbourne.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Collective and collaborative giving is on the rise in Australia, with more than a third of philanthropists suggesting they give as a group as well as individually.
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