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APPOINTMENT NEWS

Ex-AFA chief joins advice firm board

06-Dec-2017

Boutique financial advice practice Tribeca Financial has appointed former Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) chief executive Brad Fox as its non-executive chairman. The advice business said Fox would lead t.. Read More

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TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Praemium inks deal with Perth advice group

30-Nov-2017

Praemium has partnered with Perth-based advice and investment management firm Merchant Group in a move that will see advisers able to outsource all portfolio administration tasks to the managed accounts group. I.. Read More

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SUPERANNUATION NEWS

Opinion – More than one way to plan for retirement

08-Dec-2017

While society places a great deal of focus on preparing financially for life after work, many pre-retirees do not give as much attention to the non-financial preparation needed to achieve fulfilment as they age. .. Read More

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FINANCIAL PLANNING NEWS

FSC releases final APL standard

22-Dec-2017

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has finalised its standard for life insurance approved product lists (APLs) and says the amended standard will go further than previous drafts. The FSC announced yesterday th.. Read More

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INVESTMENT NEWS

Podcast: Ethics in advice and investing

19-Dec-2017

In financialobserver's first podcast, the FPA's Ben Marshan drops by to discuss how ethics fits in with the modern advice profession, while Australian Ethical's Stuart Palmer discusses the growing trend of ethically mind.. Read More

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ACCOUNTING NEWS

netwealth, Sterling form new partnership

11-May-2017

Non-institutional platform provider netwealth has teamed up with Sterling Managed Investments to provide clients of dealer group Futuro Financial Services with more access to diversified portfolios. Netwealth .. Read More

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INSURANCE NEWS

Australians unsure about group insurance

12-Dec-2017

The majority of Australians were unsure of the extent of insurance coverage they had inside superannuation, meaning life insurers must do more to help consumers understand and adjust their group insurance coverage if.. Read More

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