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Is risk advice at risk?

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 27 FEB 2018
The head of one of Australia's largest non-aligned financial advice dealer groups is arguing new education requirements could kill life insurance advice and recent research suggests the discipline may already have one foot in the grave. Synchron director ...

Synchron appoints state manager

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2018
Financial advice dealer group Synchron named Matthew Wallis as the new state manager for New South Wales. Wallis will succeed Paul Del Grande who resigned to focus on his financial advice practice, InSync Financial Services. Sydney-based Wallis has ...

Synchron adds to adviser network

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 DEC 2017
A financial planning firm recently acquired by AZ Next Generation Advisory in a private equity deal has joined Synchron's growing network. Based in Victoria's Mornington Peninsula, Dunsford Financial Planning brings the total number of authorised representatives ...

Synchron hires new state manager from AMP

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 31 OCT 2017
Financial advice dealer group Synchron has appointed a new state manager for South Australia and the Northern Territory. Chris Regenass joins Synchron from AMP, where he was head of financial planning for the same region. He has held multiple positions ...

Remembering Gerry Porter

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 31 JUL 2017
The financial advice industry is mourning the loss of the man behind the Association of Financial Advisers' Genxt initiative. Former AFA board member and Queensland state director Gerry Porter, who passed away over the weekend, is being remembered as ...

AIA launches flexible premium structure

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 1 MAY 2017
Life insurance specialist AIA Australia launched a new product feature that will help clients curb costly stepped premium increases for up to 15 years. Advisers will have greater flexibility in matching premium terms to their clients' needs, with the ...

Former BTFG manager joins Synchron

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 APR 2017
Financial advice group Synchron appointed a former BT Financial Group manager to help expand its national footprint. Adelaide-based Sheridan Wright is the new South Australia and Northern Territory state manager and prior to her appointment was the ...

Synchron vows to end yearly renewables

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAR 2017
Synchron director Don Trapnell provided an update on his group's partnership with AIA Australia, announced just over a year ago, saying it will end "the industry's love affair with yearly renewable premium rates." Trapnell argued that Australia is the ...

Life insurance commissions bill passes lower house

ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 NOV 2016
Significant changes to life insurance commissions for advisers from 2018 are almost a reality following The Corporations Amendment (Life Insurance Remuneration Arrangements) Bill 2016 passing in the House of Representatives. Should the legislation also ...

New state manager for Synchron

KERRIE SYDEE  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JUL 2016
Leading non-institutionally aligned licensee, Synchron has appointed a new Queensland state manager following the retirement of current state manager Gerry Porter. Gee Vas will undertake the role, joining Synchron from Zurich where she held the role ...