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Compliance Burden Still Top Challenge For Planners

Financial planners have indicated that compliance burden remains their top challenge, according to the latest findings from research firm Investment Trends.  (more…)

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· July 3, 2019 in General, Practice Management, Services, Technology  

ASIC Bans Queensland Insurance Adviser

A Queensland financial adviser from Beenleigh has been banned by ASIC who found the advice he provided did not take into account the individual circumstances of his clients because he used a templated approach for all clients. (more…)

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· June 28, 2019 in Compliance & Regulation, General, Practice Management  

AstuteWheel Initiative

Client engagement solution, AstuteWheel, has launched a third generation of software that includes a regtech solution for financial planners. (more…)

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· June 26, 2019 in Company News, General, Practice Management, Technology  
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Royal Commission Placing Pressure on Business Valuations

Financial advisers with smaller risk books are looking to exit the market as soon as possible, fearing an impact on business valuations from the Financial Services Royal Commission, according to one business broker. (more…)

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0 · January 7, 2019 in Practice Management, Practice Marketing, Remuneration  

ClearView Launches Dealer Services Offering

ClearView has expanded the services offered by its financial advice arm with the creation of a dealer services offering for advisers who hold their own Australian Financial Services Licence. (more…)

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0 · November 20, 2018 in Company News, Dealer Groups, Practice Management, Services  
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Consumers Want More Adviser Contact For Insurance

Only half of advisers are conducting regular reviews of their client’s life insurance despite nearly 90 percent of clients wanting some form of contact every year, according to a new report from MetLife Australia. (more…)

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1 · November 15, 2018 in Practice Management, Services  

Adviser Study Quantifies Value of Client Centric Practices

Financial advisers who engaged in ‘know your client’ behaviours and practices had greater rates in the growth of clients and referrals to new clients, according to a three-nation survey of advisers. (more…)

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0 · September 28, 2018 in Associations, Practice Management, Practice Marketing, Products, Services, Soft Skills  
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Practice Sales Spike Over LIF and Education Concerns

The number of life insurance advice businesses for sale has spiked, according to a financial advice business broker, who claims the increase is a result of the impact of Life Insurance Framework (LIF) and proposed new education standards. (more…)

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3 · August 28, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Practice Management, Remuneration  
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Affinia Expands Into Licensee Services

TAL-owned financial advice group, Affinia, has extended its advice offering into the provision of licensee services aimed at independently operated financial advice businesses. (more…)

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0 · August 3, 2018 in Company News, Dealer Groups, Practice Management, Products, Services  
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Risk Advisers Will be Driven Out by Over-Education

Life insurance advisers are set to depart the industry en-masse in the next five years, Synchron Director, Don Trapnell has claimed. (more…)

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15 · February 27, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Practice Management, Services, Training