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AFA names education award finalists

KRISTI CHENG  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 AUG 2019
The Association of Financial Advisers has named the 2019 finalists for its AFA Excellence in Education Award. In its 12th year now, the award recognises "the transformative power of education in advice" and rewards advisers who are "striving for excellence ...

Adviser of the Year finalists named

KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
... of Elliot Watson Financial Planning. Watson was also a finalist in the same category in last year's awards.Commenting, AFA chief executive Phillip Kewin said they "have proven themselves to be true leaders of our profession." In its 16th year now ...

AFA names Female Excellence finalists

KRISTI CHENG  |  MONDAY, 12 AUG 2019
... women to consider financial planning as a potential career. The awards, supported by the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and TAL, aims to "promote positive change in the financial advice sector by encouraging more women to enter the industry ...

AFA, FPA slam haste in ending grandfathered commissions

KRISTI CHENG  |  FRIDAY, 2 AUG 2019
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) have both criticised the time frame given to phase out grandfathered commissions. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced earlier this week legislation ...

Jane Hume to address AFA Conference

KRISTI CHENG  |  THURSDAY, 1 AUG 2019
... Financial Services and Financial Technology will address the Association of Financial Advisers' National Conference in Adelaide. AFA chief executive Philip Kewin said the AFA is delighted to welcome Senator Hume to the 2019 AFA Conference program, highlighting ...

Julie Bishop headlines AFA conference

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUL 2019
The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) released the program for its annual conference - with former foreign affairs minister Julie Bishop presenting and a focus on wellness. The theme of the conference is "united" and the AFA said in a challenging ...

AFA expands support for paraplanners

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 22 JUL 2019
The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) launched a new community of practice for paraplanners. AFA Pulse has been designed as an online community, launched with a Facebook page. Any AFA members who are paraplanners or looking to move into paraplanning ...

Advice associations weigh in on member interests bill

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2019
... Putting Members' Interests First Bill that riled AustralianSuper earlier in the week, the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) have revealed the two see eye to eye on some, but not all ...

AMP Advice executive joins AFA

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2019
... role with the Association of Financial Advisers. Robert Coulter will join the association as general manager, partnerships. AFA chief executive Philip Kewin said Coulter's extensive experience in financial services at AMP Advice (formerly ipac Securities) ...

FASEA approves association designations

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUN 2019
... The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) approved coursework from the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and the Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Association (SMSFA) as part of its education standards for financial advisers. ...