Client ethics the future of advice
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
The personal ethics of clients are only going to become increasingly relevant to advice practices as the demographics they serve shift.
Business savvy needed ahead of FASEA deadline
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
Connect Financial Service Brokers chief executive Paul Tynan gave financial advisers at the Association of Financial Advisers' National Conference some food for thought on succession planning and the state of the industry.
Advice association merger up to members
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
Whether Australia's peak bodies in financial advice merge is a matter for members to decide, according to Financial Planning Association of Australia chief executive Dante De Gori.
CFS slashes trail commissions on some funds
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
Colonial First State has pared back trail commissions on a small slice of its funds, in a move that will affect about 400 advisers.
AFA Foundation headed for milestone
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
The AFA Foundation is heading towards an enormous milestone, anticipating $2 million donations in 2019.
The highest honour: 2018 AOTY reflects on win
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
The outgoing Adviser of the Year, Hugh Robertson, reveals how much receiving the top honour has meant to him.
REP 515 divides advice community
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
Association of Financial Advisers' general manager, policy and professionalism Phil Anderson says the financial advice community has been split in two by the corporate regulator.
Train of legislation to hit advisers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
Speaking at the Association of Financial Advisers National Conference, former Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has expressed sympathy for the regulatory changes the advice industry is facing.
Nominees await top AFA honours
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
Standout financial advisers will be recognised with the presenting of the Association of Financial Advisers' annual suite of awards.
No extension to FASEA deadline
JAMIE WILLIAMSON, JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
Assistant Minister for Financial Services, Superannuation and Financial Technology Jane Hume has failed to announce an expected extension to the FASEA deadline but has assured the industry the government is not looking to force experienced financial ...
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