Financial Planning
Robo-advice register launches
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 OCT 2018
Adviser Ratings has launched a new website that compares a multitude of robo-advisers in the market.
Advice dealer group takes out governance award
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 23 OCT 2018
One of IOOF's newly-acquired dealer groups was recognised in the Governance, Risk and Compliance Institute's annual awards.
Australian retirement system weakens
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 22 OCT 2018
An ageing population is placing increased pressure on the Australian government as the nation's ability to ensure individual's retirement is both adequate and economically sustainable is diminishing.
Diversified group enters custom platform space
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2018
An ASX-listed financial services company is rolling out its first white-labelled managed account platform to a Victorian dealer group.
Adviser-client relationships not swayed by RC
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 18 OCT 2018
About 56% of consumers and more than a third of SMEs feel the revelations of the Royal Commission have had no impact on the way they interact with their financial adviser.
Young advisers key to business sustainability
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 OCT 2018
The highest performing financial services firms are those that are more likely to hire younger advisers, according to new research.
Financial services employment to boom
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 OCT 2018
The employment outlook for the financial services sector is at a six-year high, despite the Royal Commission.
Ban Dollarmites: Spot poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2018
Banks should be banned from pedalling financial products in schools, Financial Standard's latest spot poll shows.
Advisers gain FASEA credits for existing qualifications
HARRISON WORLEY  |  SUNDAY, 14 OCT 2018
In his maiden speech to the financial advice industry, Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert has revealed some advisers will receive up to four credit units of recognised prior learning under FASEA's new education requirements.
Adviser, Practice of the Year named
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  SATURDAY, 13 OCT 2018
The AFA Adviser and Practice of the Year have been announced at a gala dinner on the Gold Coast.
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