Financial Planning
Royal Commission an opportunity: Anderson
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 11 OCT 2018
Financial advice businesses must use the Royal Commission as an opportunity to reflect on whether they have an acceptable culture and right approach to risk management.
ASIC delays adviser reporting deadlines
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 11 OCT 2018
ASIC has delayed reporting dates relating to the professional standard reforms for financial advisers.
Can Hollywood turn advice mainstream?
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 11 OCT 2018
Call it the George Clooney effect. Motivational speaker Geoff Ramm told delegates at the AFA Conference that one way they can fend off competition is to treat each and every client as if they were a celebrity.
Education excellence recognised
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 11 OCT 2018
The Association of Financial Advisers named the recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Education Award.
Advice is a sea of sameness
HARRISON WORLEY AND MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 OCT 2018
Addressing the AFA National Adviser Conference, chief executive and founder of Don Connelly & Associates, Don Connelly said financial advisers should look to differentiate themselves in a "sea of sameness".
Advice is the business to be in: Salt
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 OCT 2018
Demographics Group managing director Bernard Salt told delegates at the 2018 AFA National Adviser Conference that financial advice is the business to be in after Australia's sustained period of economic growth.
AFA Foundation celebrates record year
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 OCT 2018
The AFA Foundation raised a record amount in FY18, bringing in more than $300,000 for its partner charities.
Former AFA president recognised
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 OCT 2018
A former national president of the Association of Financial Advisers has been awarded the 2018 Michael Murphy Award.
AFA names 2018 Rising Star
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 OCT 2018
A Wealth Enhancers financial adviser was named the 2018 Rising Star of the Year award at this year's Association of Financial Advisers National Adviser Conference.
Perception is everything: Kewin
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 OCT 2018
Financial advisers must proactively work to change the public perception of financial advice to ensure the industry's sustainability.
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