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Latest Poll – Which Government Will Better Serve Advisers and Consumers?

With confirmation of a Federal Election to be held in May, we’re keen for your feedback about what would be the best election outcome for advisers and consumers. (more…)

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· April 16, 2019 in General, Polls, Remuneration  

Advice Opportunity in Millennials Market

Latest research released by MetLife reveals the millennials generation is mostly unprepared for the possibility of unemployment due to injury or illness. (more…)

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1 · April 4, 2019 in Company News, General  
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Policy Replacement Activity in Decline

New research has revealed a meaningful reduction in replacement policy activity across both lump sum and income protection insurance products. (more…)

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1 · April 1, 2019 in General  
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Consumers Confusing General and Personal Advice

ASIC has released research demonstrating consumers have difficulty in understanding the difference between general and personal advice, which it says exposes them to a greater risk of poor financial decisions. (more…)

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2 · March 29, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, General  
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Genetic Testing Moratorium – Update

In the lead-up to this week’s 2019 FSC Life Insurance Conference, the Financial Services Council has confirmed its genetic testing moratorium policy will be implemented from 1 July 2019. (more…)

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· March 18, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, General  
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New Licensee Rating System to Launch

Adviser Ratings has announced it will launch a new ‘quality of advice’ rating system for financial advice licensees. (more…)

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0 · March 1, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, General  

Research Findings Can Assist Adviser-Client Engagement

A new study commissioned by MetLife Australia has found that many Australian couples and families could face financial hardship if the secondary income earner was unable to work. (more…)

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0 · February 28, 2019 in General  

Study Confirms Preference for Human Advice Over Robo Advice

A study released by the MDRT organisation affirms that consumers want technology to complement, rather than replace human financial advisers. (more…)

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0 · February 27, 2019 in Associations, General  
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Scale Remains Key Factor in Advice Business Profitability

Scale continues to be a critical benchmark in determining the ongoing profitability of Australian advice practices, according to Business Health. (more…)

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0 · February 21, 2019 in General  
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Post Royal Commission Risk Advice – What Needs to Change?

Passionate risk advice specialist, consultant and author, Chris Unwin**, has penned a brief article on what he thinks needs to change for the world of risk advice following the release of the Royal Commission recommendations. (more…)

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3 · February 19, 2019 in General