News

  • Former adviser pleads guilty 21/08/2013

    A former New South Wales adviser has pleaded guilty to 22 criminal charges following an ASIC investigation read more

  • Scaled advice: Clients won’t pay 21/08/2013

    While members are looking for more scaled and single-issue advice from their super funds, most are unwilling to pay for it, and industry funds are reaping the benefits of switching members read more

  • Advising the stars 21/08/2013

    It takes a special breed of adviser to look after the special breed of client that is the professional sportsman. Take a tip from these AFL and NFL advisers read more

  • Are you one of Australia’s top advisers? 21/08/2013

    Entries for the 2013 Wealth Professional Top 50 Financial Adviser ranking are now open – don’t miss your chance to be recognised as one of Australia’s elite advisers read more

  • The pros and cons of being an AR 20/08/2013

    SPAA has highlighted the up, and down, sides of being an authorised representative, as it encourages accountants to think carefully about getting a licence directly with ASIC read more

  • ASIC takes a step back 20/08/2013

    The regulator has announced that it is not its 'role or function' to regulate financial advice training courses, and has passed on the responsibility read more

  • Are you too obsessed with planning? 20/08/2013

    It's common for planners to work long hours to do right by their clients, but top academics say there may be other reasons your work-life balance is off read more

  • FIIG drops minimum investment 20/08/2013

    Fixed-income broker FIIG Securities has cut the minimum corporate bond investment size to open the market to almost two million investors, including SMSFs. Will your clients get in on the action? read more

  • Knowledge is key for SMSFs 19/08/2013

    More needs to be done to ensure trustees realise SMSFs are about more than just getting the investment strategy right, says one industry expert read more

  • Adviser banned for inappropriate advice 16/08/2013

    A Queensland financial adviser has been permanently banned for providing inappropriate and unreasonable advice read more