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JAMIE WILLIAMSON   The Association of Financial Advisers and ANZ are on the hunt for the 13th Rising Star of the Year.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Investors, advisers and accountants will benefit from a new partnership between Ignition Wealth and one of Australia's largest platforms.
ALEX BURKE   The Australian asset management arm of Azimut Holdings, AZ Sestante, recently had one of its first Australian products rated by Lonsec.
ALEX BURKE   Lonsec gave Perennial's new micro-cap trust a "Recommended" rating.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Australian parents experience anxiety about their family's future but remain woefully unprepared for the long-term financial burdens associated with the event of a death.
KARREN VERGARA   The life insurance market experienced weak growth in the last three years despite the significant amount of marketing effort and money spent on rejuvenating the industry, a new report shows.
KARREN VERGARA   Benefit payments for self-managed superannuation fund members jumped by 71% in the March quarter, indicating a last-ditch effort to re-adjust balances head of the July 1 legislative changes to super.
KARREN VERGARA   Self-managed superannuation fund software provider Class has partnered with an online financial adviser in a move that will give accountants the power to offer financial advice to clients without an AFSL.
BENJAMIN ONG   As the "permanent income hypothesis" states, consumer spending depends on workers' expectations of the permanency of their current and future incomes.
ALEX BURKE   Emmanuel Macron's election as French President won't be enough to stem the tide of populist sentiment in Europe and its effects on European markets, according to William Blair dynamic allocation strategies portfolio manager Thomas Clarke.
ALEX BURKE   ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac have taken to the ASX to criticise the Government's new bank levy, with some saying it will hit customers hardest.
ALEX BURKE   AMP, ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac have to-date repaid $60 million out of an estimated $204 million for charging clients for financial advice that was not provided.
EMMA RAPAPORT   A global real estate investment management firm with $47.5 billion in assets under management is broadening its Australia and New Zealand presence with the appointment of a new managing director, client service and marketing for Australia and New Zealand.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   A former senior manager at Zurich and SuiteBox Solutions is now the national manager of IOOF's Alliances business.
ALEX DUNNIN AND STEPHEN FAY   Competition in superannuation is continuing to gather pace with the launch of GROW Super, the latest boutique direct product aimed at millennials.
KARREN VERGARA   Superannuation funds are at risk of losing up to $800 billion during retirement phase over the next five years if they rely on benchmark-outperforming strategies proven to be successful only during accumulation phase.
EMMA RAPAPORT   The Financial Services Council, in conjunction with professional services firm EY, is calling on the nation's most innovative fintech developers to help revolutionise the Australian wealth and asset management industry by taking part in the inaugural EY WAMTech PitchFest.
ALEX BURKE   Financial data feed provider InvestmentLink is launching a new cloud-based platform targeted at financial planners looking to provide outcomes-oriented advice to clients.
ALEX BURKE   The Australian chair of one of the world's largest iron ore producers recently made the largest ever donation by a living Australian to a range of charitable causes.
ALEX BURKE   The founder of global accounting firm MYOB and Xero's second-largest individual shareholder is gradually reducing his Xero holdings to fund philanthropic activity.
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