Polls Archive

Would the revised Trowbridge Reform Model remuneration proposal (20% level commissions supplemented by a $2k Initial Advice Payment) sustain a viable advice practice?

  • No (66%)
  • Yes (22%)
  • Not sure (12%)

Start Date: August 2, 2020 @ 10:24 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What is the single most critical initiative you would implement to address Australia’s underinsurance dilemma?

  • Allow the cost of financial advice to be made tax deductible (28%)
  • Allow the cost of all life insurance premiums to be made tax deductible (24%)
  • I have another solution (22%)
  • Initiate public awareness campaigns to better educate adult consumers about the critical importance and value of life insurance (12%)
  • Compulsory life insurance for anyone taking out a mortgage (9%)
  • Develop and implement financial literacy programs in which every primary and/or secondary school student would have the opportunity to participate (5%)

Start Date: July 28, 2020 @ 11:53 am
End Date: No Expiry

Which of these statements most closely reflects the value of the services you have received from BDMs during the Covid-19 pandemic?

  • Service quality has fallen away (59%)
  • About the same (22%)
  • Generally better than it was before the pandemic (15%)
  • Not sure (4%)

Start Date: July 7, 2020 @ 3:17 pm
End Date: July 28, 2020 @ 12:01 pm

Will the FASEA exam and education extensions have a positive impact on your plans for the future of your advice business?

  • Yes (52%)
  • No (40%)
  • Not sure (8%)

Start Date: June 23, 2020 @ 11:17 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you support the call for individual registration of financial advisers?

  • Yes (60%)
  • No (24%)
  • Not sure (16%)

Start Date: June 8, 2020 @ 2:01 pm
End Date: June 23, 2020 @ 12:26 pm