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ASIC launches planner register

ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2015
... facilitate greater transparency in the planning sector, the first phase of the ASIC service has been launched through the MoneySmart website and currently contains a database of over 19,000 advisers. Planners are required to register on the service. ...

Adviser Ratings revamps website in prep for FAR launch

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAR 2015
... information will be sourced from ASIC's planner register, which will initially be made available on the regulator's MoneySmart website on March 31. "The arrival of the ASIC register will not restore faith in the planner market overnight but it marks ...

ASIC: Beware fake forex website

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 16 SEP 2014
... of which is to protect consumers." Consumers can confirm a company is licensed by searching ASIC's website. ASIC's MoneySmart website also provides information for consumers about how to identity a loan scam. ASIC said there are a number of tell-tale ...

ASIC announces National Financial Literacy Strategy

HARRY PAGE  |  FRIDAY, 1 AUG 2014
... community, and education sectors to build financial and consumer literacy in Australia," he said. ASIC continues to use its MoneySmart Teaching program to reach more schools and provide financial literacy support for schools. "Over 400,000 Australians ...

Australian students get top marks for financial literacy

HARRY PAGE  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUL 2014
... independent evaluation of the Australian Government's Helping Our Kids Understand Finances (HOKUF), now known as ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching program. The evaluation showed ASIC's implementation of the program to be appropriate, effective and efficient. ...

Treasury consults on unclaimed monies time window

ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 MAY 2014
... accounts held as security as well as setting up mechanisms to notify account holders and establishing portals in the ASIC MoneySmart website and Government Gazette. To alleviate these costs the discussion paper is canvassing whether the current arrangements ...

ASIC sets its sights on hybrid securities

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 6 FEB 2014
... (ASIC) has released a new hybrid securities education guide aimed at retail investors. Published on the regulator's MoneySmart website, the guide is intended to help investors understand the risks and complexities association with investing in hybrid ...

Problem is weak credit law, not us: ASIC

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 25 OCT 2013
... guidance in the form of financial literacy material on managing credit and loans and debt, which was available on the MoneySmart website. The regulator added that "despite the limitations of the legislative framework, ASIC took action on credit matters ...

Scam artists impersonate ASIC and MoneySmart

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUL 2013
... wary of scam artists impersonating representatives of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and MoneySmart. ASIC said the confidence tricksters are calling up from offshore telling unsuspecting consumers that their banks, credit ...

Investors warned off making extra super contributions

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2013
... contributions are taxed at 15% instead of person's usual income tax rate. According to the calculator on the government's MoneySmart website, a person earning $60,000 contributing an extra $150 a fortnight into their super would see their pension pot ...