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ReCALIbrate grant winners announced

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 9 OCT 2023
... Adele Martin. The five winners will each receive $2000 grants to attend the upcoming Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) Congress in Adelaide. Each ReCALIbrate recipient will also be paired with a senior female life insurance industry leader ...

Adviser demand up as industry turns corner: Recruiter

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUL 2023
... with complex servicing requirements. The strong demand for advisers was echoed by Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) chief executive Sarah Abood, who said with the exit of advisers, the staggering demand for advice is not only forcing practices ...

FAAA celebrates membership renewals, anticipates more

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUL 2023
The Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) has received over 8700 membership renewals, with more to come, according to chief executive Sarah Abood. The end of financial year marked a critical membership juncture for the association, Abood noted. ...

Adviser levy tripled, labelled "deeply unfair"

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUN 2023
... adviser levy freeze would not continue. In response to the tripling of the levy, the Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) called for the freeze to be reinstated, particularly given the recommendations from the recent review of the industry funding ...

FAAA awards Gwen Fletcher Memorial prize

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUN 2023
The Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) has awarded a Gwen Fletcher Memorial Award to a Sydney-based financial adviser. Kristine Pham, an associate private wealth adviser at Lipman Burgon & Partners, won the award for the first semester of ...

Industry bodies respond to QAR recommendations

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUN 2023
... eradicating the Best Interests Duty Safe Harbour steps, were quick wins for the Financial Advice Association of Australia (FAAA). "These phase one responses show that the concerns of our sector have been heard. It is a sensible package that will alleviate ...

Experience pathway could create two adviser tiers

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 MAY 2023
... memorandum uses the term "financial adviser" and "relevant provider" interchangeably. The Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) chief executive Sarah Abood flagged concerns about the terms and that the distinctions should be removed. She said ...

FAAA sounds alarm on no-consultation super reform

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 22 MAY 2023
The Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) has criticised Treasury for neglecting to consult on draft Superannuation Performance Test reforms. FAAA chief executive Sarah Abood voiced concerns regarding the proposal and process of the Performance ...

Adviser numbers drop, FAAA strengthens recruitment

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 MAY 2023
As adviser numbers drop below 16,000, the Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) is ramping up its initiatives to curb the attrition rate and meet the soaring demand for advice. The FAAA's chief executive Sarah Abood, who spoke at the newly merged ...

FAAA suggests adviser pathway tweaks

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 5 MAY 2023
The Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) has supported the government's experienced adviser pathway proposal, though suggests the measure be better targeted. The proposal, opened to consultation last month, seeks to clarify the educational ...