Rising costs drain financial planners

26-Jun-2017|By Megan Tran

The government’s move to reduce company tax to 27.5 per cent for small business will yield little benefit for financial advice practices facing mounting financial challenges, according to Synchron director John Prossor. Prossor said th.. Read More

Banking leaders slam SA tax


The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) and ANZ have voiced their concern about the South Australian government’s decision to implement a state-based bank tax. ANZ chief executive Shayne Elliott s.. Read More

Breadth of opportunity in emerging markets


As the hunt for alpha sees active managers operating in an increasingly challenging environment of low rates and low returns, fund managers would be wise to seek opportunities in emerging markets that can provide the.. Read More

LISTO to help boost women’s super


The government’s introduction of the Low Income Superannuation Tax Offset (LISTO) is an important step towards helping secure the retirement futures of Australians, with new data showing 63 per cent of the poli.. Read More

Ethics, engagement top advice study topics


The interaction between ethics and client service, and effective ways to engage with a younger generation of clients are among the most popular topics of study for current financial planning Masters students completi.. Read More

ASIC bans Queensland adviser


ASIC has disqualified former adviser Robert Gunner from providing financial services for seven years for failing to comply with financial services laws. Brisbane-based Gunner was employed as a representative of.. Read More

More awareness of ETF tax benefits needed


As Australia’s exchange traded fund (ETF) sector grows, a greater awareness of the tax benefits of holding ETFs in an investment portfolio together with the ability to capture franking credits could further fue.. Read More

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