News

  • ASIC hits back at media 24/06/2013

    After scathing articles from the media, ASIC deputy chairman Peter Kell has defended the regulator’s actions and welcomed an inquiry by the PJC read more

  • Client honesty top priority 24/06/2013

    Significant reforms to the life insurance industry make it vital for your clients to be honest and disclose all relevant information, in case their policy gets cancelled read more

  • Weird and Wacky Wills 21/06/2013

    Far out Friday: Where there's a will, there's a way, and these people found a way to leave everyone questioning their sanity read more

  • Bradbury and Cormann praised for TASA action 21/06/2013

    The advice community is applauding the hard work of those who achieved a great outcome for TASA legislation, including a 12-month extension and clearer definitions read more

  • Friday's final word goes to... 21/06/2013

    A financial services organisation CEO who thought she was getting into the petrol industry, and says there is something better than having the final word...What does she suggest? read more

  • WEEKLY WRAP: FPA welcomes fairer taxation 21/06/2013

    Plus: CommBank launches new, low-cost super solution | Mercer solution to maximize after-tax returns | OneVue expands team to support new initiatives | NGS Super now authorised to offer a MySuper product | and more read more

  • Trusted adviser or teacher? 20/06/2013

    If you educate your clients too much, will they still seek your advice? A debate between advice students raises some important questions for the profession as a whole read more

  • Decision time for advisers 20/06/2013

    It’s going to become a vital sector of advice in Australia, but planners will have to decide – become a specialist, or create a partnership with those that already are read more

  • SMSF property spruikers at it again 19/06/2013

    A former director who recommended investors set up SMSFs for investment in property has been charged with eight counts of fraud. What effect will these cases have on the sector? read more

  • Trials and tribulations key to success 19/06/2013

    It is often a hard road that teaches us the best lessons, and former-winner-turned-judge of the AFA’s Rising Star award says her experiences are part of the reason she’s so successful read more