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MetLife, AFA call for more diversity in advice

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUN 2019
MetLife and the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) launched the MetLife Progress: Professional Development Grant for Women. MetLife Progress is aimed at creating greater gender diversity in the financial advice industry by helping women achieve ...

Advice associations meet new minister

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUN 2019
... chair Marisa Broome and chief executive Dante De Gori shared an audience with the former AustralianSuper staffer alongside AFA counterparts, president Marc Bineham and chief executive Phil Kewin, as the associations took an early opportunity to discuss ...

FPA, AFA partner on life insurance

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2019
... adviser members each to the eight-person taskforce, with the goal of taking a combined approach to the future of life insurance. AFA chief executive Phillip Kewin said the aim is to create greater understanding of financial advice, the role of advisers ...

Advisers not prepared for exam: AFA

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2019
... the legal obligations course, those aren't available either.... So the people doing the exam are doing it on faith." The AFA has been seeking an extension on the exam deadline since it was first proposed, arguing that advisers have many commitments ...

Advisers losing female clients

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2019
... Appearing at the Sydney leg of the Association of Financial Advisers' National Roadshow yesterday, financial adviser and 2018 AFA Female Excellence in Advice Award winner Donna Lee Powell shared how personal tragedy changed her professional attitude. ...

FASEA confirms CFP recognition

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2019
... all agreed: those with the old advanced diploma, there's two subjects. Those who have got their certification with the AFA or FPA, there's two more," Robert said at the time. FASEA chief executive Stephen Glenfield said the organisation would ...

AFA takes red pen to Hayne report

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2019
... report, claiming the inquiry failed to acknowledge the value of advice. In a paper released by the association this week, AFA general manager policy and professionalism Phil Anderson issued a pointed assessment of Commissioner Hayne's final report, saying ...

TAL goes back-to-back at AFA awards

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2019
... Year award for a second year running in Sydney recently. The life insurer took home the top gong as Platinum Winner of the AFA Life Company of the Year Award, beating AIA, OnePath Life and Zurich to the prize. The awards recognised the life insurance ...

AFA rebukes ideological drive against conflicted remuneration

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 FEB 2019
... to the Royal Commission's final report this morning. Speaking at the Sydney leg of the association's annual Connect Tour, AFA general manager of policy and professionalism Phil Anderson lashed significant sections of Kenneth Hayne's final report, taking ...

Opportunities outweigh threats when it comes to SMSFs

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2019
Threats to the SMSF sector certainly exist, but they are outweighed by opportunities, according to the Self-Managed Super Fund Association. Opening the SMSF advocacy body's national conference in Melbourne this morning, a panel of industry experts discussed ...