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|FASEA has confirmed the exam schedule for 2021, after the extension was passed.|
|Financial advice firm PSK Financial Services has acquired Sydney-based Socius Wealth Management as part of its growth plans.|
|The first half of 2020 has seen almost 2000 financial advisers leave the industry amid a time of flux for the sector.|
|Senator Andrew Bragg has confirmed legislative changes to advice are around the corner, telling Michael Rice the Corporations Act needs to be updated.|
|Senator Deborah O'Neil has revealed she was told by ASIC that AMP's Buyer of Last Resort (BOLR) agreements being altered and subsequently, slashing the value of advice businesses, was not a priority for the regulator.|
|New research has revealed the true value of advice, as the mental and financial wellbeing of Australia's unadvised population suffers from the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.|
|As Melbourne has returned to a strict lockdown to battle a second wave of COVID-19, FASEA has responded by bringing back remote tests.|
|In a new paper from Actuaries Institute, Anthony Asher argues financial advice can be made cheaper if the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) provides some of the data necessary for good advice.|
|There is a gaping void between what consumers once wanted from financial advice and what they want now and it's being accelerated by COVID-19, according to research from KPMG.|
|Sequoia Financial Group has entered into a purchase of assets agreement with financial advice firm Total Cover Australia, through the company's subsidiary InterPrac Securities.|
There is a good chance the planned superannuation guarantee increase to 12% will be deferred again as the nation continues to struggle with the effects of COVID-19, according to Mercer senior partner David Knox.
BetaShares' ETF that tracks crude oil futures is once again changing the length of contracts it tracks and is taking extra measures to automatically convert the ETF to all cash if oil futures drop significantly again.
The global fund manager saw its profits tumble 196% following net outflows of close to $19 billion in the first half of this year, resulting in heavy hits to fee and commission income.
Chi-X TraCRs and funds will now be offered on a privately owned wealth management platform, granting financial advisers and their clients access to some of the world's biggest listed companies.
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