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Former Diverger managing director joins VBP

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2024
... team from Elixir Consulting, which VBP acquired last year. VBP is focused on providing outsourced solutions to financial advice, accounting and associated services firms. Due to start in the new role later this month, Jacobsen was managing director of ...

The risks and opportunities in advice: SIAA

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2024
... year's Stockbrokers and Investment Advisers Association (SIAA) Conference will take a deep dive into how major financial advice reforms will impact superannuation funds and how they are preparing to help Australians particularly retirees access advice. ...

What retiree portfolios need to avoid future cost-of-living crises

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024
... education were crucial to empower safe spending and confidence. "There is a clear need for some form of professional financial advice, yet we found only one in five Australians over 60 are currently receiving it. Education on retirement options was also ...

FSC expands financial advice membership

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2024
The Financial Services Council (FSC) is expanding its remit into the financial advice sector by adding six licensees to its network of members. Count, Fortnum Private Wealth, Infocus, Otivo, Rhombus Advisory, and WT Financial Group have joined FSC's ...

Two Brisbane advice firms merge

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 APR 2024
Brisbane-based financial advice firms Eureka Whittaker Macnaught (EWM) and Blue Harbour Financial Partners, which are part of AZ NGA, have announced their merger. The merged entity will operate under EWM chief executive and co-founder Greg Cook and ...

Financial advice exodus has 'bottomed out': ClearView

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 APR 2024
ClearView said it believes there have been signals towards the "return" of financial advice, following the government's favourable response to the Quality of Advice Review. "Recent data indicates the exodus of financial advisers has 'bottomed out'. ...

The Aussie wealthtech firms that are 'most innovative'

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2024
... course the 'Lumiant Advice Experience' that equips advisers with best practices and strategies to elevate the financial advice experience. In addition to this, Lumiant formed strategic partnerships with Dennis Moseley-Williams, Concourse, and Tru Independence ...

Mercury Capital acquires KKR's stake in Findex

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2024
... this partnership enhances our ability to respond to the urgent need for cost-effective, high-quality, integrated financial advice across Australia and New Zealand," Findex chief executive Matt Games said. "Our scale and record of outstanding investment ...

Why aged care advice needs tougher regulation

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2024
... improved from a regulatory standpoint. One key issue is whether individuals and entities who provide aged care financial advice need to be authorised under an AFSL and comply with financial advice laws, regulations, and ethical codes. Aged Care Steps ...

Corporate super fund to be terminated

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024
... savings to be directed to. To assist members in doing so, MFMRF will provide up to $2000 to each member to receive financial advice, giving them until May 30 to do so. According to its 2023 annual report, the fund had mandates with Schroders, DFA Australia ...