Financial Planning
Tax treatment of granny flats under review
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 30 NOV 2018
The Federal Government has requested the Board of Taxation conduct a review of the tax treatment of granny flat arrangements and outline potential reforms to assist in the prevention of elder abuse.
Super pool ripe for adviser picking
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 29 NOV 2018
The growing pool of superannuation means there has never been a better time to be a financial adviser, according to a new industry white paper.
Miscalculations delay remediation, more issues emerge: AMP
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 NOV 2018
AMP has issued a clarifying statement following interim chief executive Mike Wilkins' testimony to the Royal Commission that the fees-for-no-service issue was initially expected to cost $1.2 billion and take nine years to remedy. He also flagged more ...
FS Power50 names most influential advisers in 2018
STAFF WRITER  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 NOV 2018
Financial Standard launches its FS Power50 guide today, recognising the 50 most influential financial advisers in Australia as voted by the industry.
Responsible investment guide launched
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 NOV 2018
A global manager has partnered with the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia to launch a guide to responsible investing for financial advisers as demand for the strategies swells.
Advice group rebuilds following regulatory headwinds
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 26 NOV 2018
A financial advice group specialising in self-managed superannuation funds and residential property investment acknowledged it's hurt from recent regulatory burdens. However, there are opportunities afoot for the ASX-listed business, including an entry ...
Wealth an unnecessary failure: Thorburn
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 26 NOV 2018
NAB chief executive Andrew Thorburn said the venture into wealth management by Australia's big banks was most likely a failure.
Rice Warner warns against culling value-based advice fees
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 23 NOV 2018
Rice Warner is warning against a departure from value or volume-based advice fees.
Adviser-matching app launches
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 23 NOV 2018
The Financial Planning Association of Australia has launched an online tool that helps match potential clients with the right financial adviser.
Increase adviser standards sector-wide: FSU
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 NOV 2018
The new professional standards imposed on financial advisers should be rolled out across the entire financial services sector.
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