Majority of advisers want more face time

30-Jun-2016|By Daniel Paperny

Financial advisers spend up to 10 hours every week preparing statements of advice, six hours on phone and email conversations, and too little time meeting their clients face-to-face. Those are the key findings of a new study released by fina.. Read More

Govt must unlock Australia’s fund potential


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