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JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Financial advisers need to be less concerned with business growth and more concerned with doing well for their clients.
DARREN SNYDER   National dealer group Elders Financial Planning has promoted from within for a new role and announced a digital alliance to continually improve its adviser offering.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Queensland is boosting investment in environmentally responsible projects through green bonds issued via the state's Treasury.
ALEX BURKE   Russell Investments will sell its actuarial consulting business to a leading global advisory firm.
DARREN SNYDER   Suncorp is implementing an optimisation program for its Australian life insurance business in a bid to improve competitiveness and achieve better customer outcomes.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   CommInsure will replace MetLife as group insurer for a multi-industry superannuation fund.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   The self-managed superannuation fund sector is no threat to homebuyers, according to the latest insights from Class.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Marking an Australian first, the SMSF Association announced a strategic partnership with one of the biggest financial services regulators.
BENJAMIN ONG   The seasonally-adjusted estimates for January of the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) 'Labour Force' report once again sparked divergent views on the true state of the domestic labour market.
BENJAMIN ONG   Ides of March 2017 corresponds with the conclusion of the US Federal Reserve's two-day meeting (14-15 March) - the day when financial markets expect the Fed to give interest rates another gentle lift.
ALEX DUNNIN   Revisions to superannuation and investment product fee estimation methodology as a result of RG 97 is expected to significantly lift average fee metrics, according to an industry survey.
EMMA RAPAPORT   The financial services sector should not be tempted by "shiny new [fintech] toys", and must continue to invest in maintenance of their core technology, says APRA chairman Wayne Byres.
ALEX BURKE   Magellan Financial Group's chief operating officer, one of the firm's first employees, left the firm in January.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Former Queensland premier Anna Bligh will replace Steven Munchenberg as chief executive of the Australian Bankers Association, a role which will require her to weather the storm of a possible Royal Commission into the major banks.
DARREN SNYDER   The Bernie Fraser review of industry superannuation fund governance puts the onus of proof back on the government to demonstrate that one-third independent boards are the best way forward.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   The superannuation system must be the best it can possibly be to ensure that every Australian is confident in controlling their own destiny.
ALEX BURKE   The directors of ASX-listed fintech company Rubik Financial unanimously recommended shareholders accept a proposal for the company to be acquired by a Geneva-based software provider.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   More than two million Australians will benefit from a digital advice partnership between Mercer and a leading software firm.
ALEX BURKE   As one of the most influential figures in Australian wealth management, Barry Lambert knows a thing or two about calculating interest by hand - not to mention robo-advice, family office administration and even medical cannabis research. He discusses his repertoire with Alex Burke.
ALEX BURKE   The global Family Office Exchange (FOX) has launched a new suite of tools and networking facilities and appointed a new president to oversee them.
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