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Platform reveals advice firms' top issues

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2024
... innovation in retirement income strategies. "Many high-volume conversations, such as those around superannuation and life insurance, are actually quite shallow, BAU-type conversations, with low engagement from advisers. For a provider these 'red ...

NEOS names retail, strategic sales leads

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2024
... New South Wales, ACT, Queensland, and Western Australia in June of last year. He brings extensive experience in life insurance and financial advice to the role. Prior to NEOS, Leonard was national manager of operations at Affinia Financial Advisers for ...

Calls for a simplified path to financial advice

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024
... all financial advisers, regardless of their specialty-whether stockbrokers, comprehensive financial advisors, or life insurance specialists. Key areas such as taxation, financial regulation, ethics, and professionalism are necessary for anyone advising ...

Aussies underestimate life insurance's importance: Investment Trends

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2024
There is a gap in perception among Australians of life insurance as a crucial component of financial stability, according to an Investment Trends Consumer Insurance Needs report. The report said out of the 20 million adult Australians, 6.7 million have ...

Financial advice exodus has 'bottomed out': ClearView

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 APR 2024
... which is expected to be complete in 1H FY25. Despite exiting the advice business themselves, ClearView said its life insurance business is well positioned to support double-digit underlying NPAT growth. It said it was "future proofing" the business to ...

IMF flags concerns over 'risky' private credit market

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2024
... credit waters, significantly upping their share of these less-liquid assets. This includes private-equity-influenced life insurance companies," it said. The IMF said though liquidity risks may appear limited at this current stage, a growing retail presence ...

Suncorp sells NZ life business to Resolution Life

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024
... Australia's super and investments arm. "Our growth is predominantly through the acquisition of in-force portfolios of life insurance policies as well as remaining open to growing new business in select strategic markets. Asteron Life presents a compelling ...

HUB24 growth officer jumps to AZ NGA

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2024
... Australians." Stafford has over 25 years' financial services experience, spanning superannuation, wealth management, life insurance and advice. She joined HUB24 in 2022 after seven years at MetLife in various senior roles including chief distribution ...

Allianz Retire+ names wealth management distribution chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
... years at Macquarie contributing to the strategic growth of the business as associate director. Allianz Australia Life Insurance chief executive Adrian Stewart said Rodda further strengthens the wealth management capability and is responsible for leading ...

Selfwealth expands leadership team

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
... growth across the organisation. Janelle McQueen-Paice has joined as chief experience officer, coming over from MLC Life Insurance where she was head of digital and CX for about 16 months. She has also held lead roles with BT and Westpac over a 25-year ...
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