Aged care changes cement adviser relevance

21-Oct-2016|By Daniel Paperny

Growing life expectancies and ongoing changes with Australia’s aged care sector legislation underscore the value of seeking advice, according to Challenger. At financialobserver’s Aged Care Summit 2016 in Sydney this week, Challe.. Read More

Game-changing AI on the horizon


Artificial intelligence (AI) will propel fintech and other financial services functions into the future, according to a panel of industry experts. Speaking at the Calastone Connect Forum in Sydney yesterday, Mac.. Read More

Export shift to drive resources upturn


The decline in commodities prices is set to end, with demand and supply moving closer in several key markets as investment spending normalises among the main commodities producers, according to the Commonwealth Bank .. Read More

Equititrust life ban stands as appeal dropped


ASIC’s permanent ban on Equititrust founding director and chief executive officer Mark McIvor from providing financial services will be upheld after McIvor withdrew his application to the Administrative Appeals.. Read More

Opinion – All change for the right platform


The growing professionalism of the financial advice industry has spurred significant change. Adviser business models are adapting and evolving, and we’re witnessing a substantial pace of transformation in techn.. Read More

Findex family model puts experts on tap


Findex Group has completed the rollout of its new family office model, allowing its 250,000 clients to access a range of services including tax advice, wealth management, risk consulting and lending through a single .. Read More

MLC extends direct life offer to NAB network


MLC Life Insurance announced yesterday it was expanding the reach of NAB Essential Life – under which Australians can buy life cover without consulting a financial adviser – to 760 of the bank’s bra.. Read More

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