Education standards could reduce specialists

29-Mar-2017|By Sarah Kendell

The incoming professional standards reforms for advisers were likely to lead to a lack of specialisation in the industry, with many planners having to put aside further qualifications in areas such as accounting, mortgage broking and estate plann.. Read More




Govt to spend $24 billion on infrastructure

14-May-2013

The federal government has agreed to a $24 billion spend on new infrastructure investment over the next five years as part of the 2013/14 federal budget. The multi-million-dollar outlay is a mix of additional fu.. Read More

Pensioners given housing incentives

14-May-2013

Pensioners will now be able to move to more age-appropriate housing under new measures announced as part of the 2013/14 federal budget. The government tonight announced it would provide $112.4 million over four .. Read More

Next gen to transform advice delivery: Spiers

14-May-2013

Westpac’s $150 million investment in its wealth division’s next generation offering is a complete business transformation and not just a sizeable investment in a new financial platform, a company executiv.. Read More

AUI to expand retirement living, aged care

14-May-2013

Australian Unity Investments (AUI) has flagged retirement living and aged care as key sectors for near-term opportunities as the fund manager looks to beef up its current service offering. “We see there be.. Read More

SPAA to work closely with super council: Colley

13-May-2013

The SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia (SPAA) expects to work with the proposed Council of Superannuation Custodians, in order to protect the $475 billion self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) secto.. Read More

Fidelity to offer fixed-income fund in Australia

13-May-2013

Fidelity Worldwide Investment expects to launch its Global Strategic Bond Fund to Australian investors in the second half of this year. Fidelity International fixed-income portfolio manager Andy Weir told journa.. Read More

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