CFP coursework approved
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has had its application for recognition of CFP coursework approved by FASEA.
Down but not out: Top advisers adapt
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 AUG 2019
Latest figures from ASIC's Financial Adviser Register (FAR) paint a telling picture of the state of Australia's financial advice sector, with close to 3000 advisers dropping out of the industry since February.
Value but no trust in advice: Report
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 AUG 2019
New research from ASIC reveals what consumers really think when it comes to financial advice.
CountPlus' 100-day plan for Count Financial
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 AUG 2019
CountPlus' acquisition of Count Financial from the Commonwealth Bank has been completed for a fee of $2.5 million - and CountPlus is confident its new business will return a first year profit.
IOOF advice remediation hits $235m
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 26 AUG 2019
IOOF will fork out a whopping $235.3 million to compensate customers for bad advice and charging fees for no service rendered.
Government should intervene in BOLR changes: Opposition
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 AUG 2019
The NSW shadow minister for finance and small business has asked what the state government is doing for advisers facing financial ruin as a result of AMP's plan to change Buyer of Last Resort terms.
Midwinter acquired by Bravura
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 AUG 2019
Bravura Solutions has acquired Midwinter for $50 million.
CFA exam results out, record participation
KRISTI CHENG  |  THURSDAY, 22 AUG 2019
More than half of the candidates for the Level III CFA Program exam in June passed, CFA Institute announced.
FPA offers postgrad course discounts
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 22 AUG 2019
Members of the Financial Planning Association of Australia will be eligible for discounted postgraduate course fees through a series of higher education institutions.
Centrepoint revenue model improves bottomline
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 22 AUG 2019
Centrepoint Alliance flagged its transition to a new revenue model has been somewhat successful, but the dealer group services provider still found itself in the red, latest financial results show.
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