Research reveals advisers lag on efficiency

28-Apr-2017|By Sarah Kendell

Advisers were progressing well against the 2019 deadline for the industry’s new professional standards regime, but were lagging in several key areas that could improve their efficiency and profitability in the face of further regulatory cha.. Read More




No ‘silver bullet’ for first home buyers

28-Apr-2017

Treasurer Scott Morrison has admitted that while housing affordability remained firmly on the government’s policy agenda as it edged closer towards its 2017 budget announcement, there was “no silver bulle.. Read More

Smart beta ETF taps into fixed income

28-Apr-2017

A new smart beta Australian fixed income exchange traded fund (ETF) has been launched by VanEck with the aim of giving investors exposure to a diversified portfolio of high-grade Australian dollar corporate bonds wit.. Read More

Millennials opting for peer to peer

28-Apr-2017

Millennials were losing interest in low-rate bank savings accounts, pricey property and a volatile share market and turning to peer to peer (P2P) lending platforms as an investment alternative, according to RateSette.. Read More

Opinion – Planning success about more than money

28-Apr-2017

As a trusted financial planner, it’s not always just about the money for your clients. Sometimes you may be dealing with simple, arms-length requirements, such as growing a client’s super fund to a c.. Read More

Decimal expands partner network

28-Apr-2017

Decimal Software has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with private financial services consultancy Sequential. The agreement will see the software provider roll out its digital advice solution to Sequen.. Read More

Lambert steps down as Countplus chairman

28-Apr-2017

Industry veteran and Countplus chairman Barry Lambert has retired after more than a decade in the role. Lambert, who flagged his intention to retire at last year’s annual general meeting, advised the Coun.. Read More

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