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ALEX BURKE   While high-net-worth and ultra-high-net worth clients are attractive prospects for advice businesses, a lack of inheritance planning services could mean the end of those relationships throughout the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history.
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.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Global investment manager Orbis is expanding its offering for retail investors with the launch of an Australian version of the Orbis Global Equity Fund.
KARREN VERGARA   Willis Towers Watson has launched a platform that aims to clean up operational complexities facing investment managers and disrupt the world of institutional investing.
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   Has the growth-inflation dynamics changed? Has potential growth lifted that economies need even stronger expansion in the economy to lift prices? Or could this be because of the current reversal of government policies?
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.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Federal treasurer Scott Morrison is laying the groundwork for a boost in national infrastructure investment after unveiling changes to the way government debt is reported.
KARREN VERGARA   Some $1.1 billion of unclaimed money is lying in dormant bank accounts, life insurance and shares, according to ASIC.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Christian Super's longstanding chief executive announced his resignation after almost a decade with the fund.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Cbus is reshaping the structure of its executive and senior leadership teams, recruiting for newly created group executive roles in response to growth across several business sectors.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Women are facing significant challenges when it comes to saving for retirement and the gender gap won't be relieved without government input.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Industry superannuation fund legalsuper is expanding its retirement product offering with the addition of two Challenger guaranteed income accounts.
KARREN VERGARA   ASX-listed Decimal Software has partnered with management consultancy firm Sequential to provide robo-advice solutions to superannuation fund clients.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Australian financial advisers can now access a new risk profiling tool already adopted by advisers, investment firms and banks globally.
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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