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|A new survey reveals that women with the Certified Financial Planner designation are more focused on holistic yet detailed advice and can build client trust better than male counterparts.|
|A new digital fact-finding solution, which is saving financial advisers nearly six hours per client, has snapped up partnerships with Centrepoint Alliance and other mid-tier licensees.|
|Small business owners, like financial planners, are set to benefit from the 30% tax rate reducing to 25% from 1 July 2021.|
|The Commonwealth Bank has upped its indemnity bill to $252 million for dodgy financial advisers who were part of its former subsidiary Count Financial.|
|The March FASEA exam results show that January's lower pass rate may become a trend in 2021.|
|The government has introduced more flexibility for older Australians by abolishing the work test, extending access to downsizer contributions and improving the Pension Loan Scheme.|
|The government has retained the low-and-middle income tax offset (LMITO) for another year and introduced a tax cut for small to medium businesses in the 2021/22 budget in a bid to create more jobs and support business investment.|
|The aged care sector is set for a major boost to address problems raised in the Royal Commission and prepare for the coming wave of aging retirees.|
|Fiducian Financial Services paid $495,000 to acquire $23 million of advice assets from a North Adelaide adviser exiting the industry.|
|A global institute is opening its membership and resources for free to financial advisers who want to service Australian expatriates.|
AustralianSuper wants to triple its investment in private credit to $15 billion in next three years, as it announces a new head for the asset class.
The Association of Financial Advisers fears that ASIC's FY21 industry levy will blow out even more than its estimates.
Willis Towers Watson appointed a new lead for its investments team in Australia as the incumbent moves to client consulting.
Property developer ID_Land announced it is getting into private funds management, targeting Australia's high-net-worths.
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