AdviceOS calculators tap into gamification


Technology provider Midwinter Financial Services has released its AdviceOS calculators incorporating a gamification approach and aimed at providing an off-the-shelf configurable calculator solution to be included on .. Read More

Bennelong allies with Wheelhouse Partners


Boutique fund manager incubator Bennelong Funds Management has added a new name to its stable of investment managers in an attempt to deliver improved investment outcomes to Australian retirees. The new asset ma.. Read More

Education key to dispelling investor fears


Australian retail investors’ tendency towards loss avoidance was a behavioural challenge fund managers must address in an increasingly difficult environment and investor education remained key to solving the pr.. Read More

Aust ETF inflows strong in Q1


Vanguard’s quarterly exchange-traded fund (ETF) report has revealed the Australian ETF market attracted $1.255 billion in cash inflows for the first quarter of 2017, with global equities products delivering the.. Read More

Parents concerned about financial stability


The inability of young Australians to attain an acceptable level of financial stability and independence would have consequences for their parents, families and generations to come, according to a new report by autom.. Read More

AZ NGA expansion to benefit planners


Financial planning practice acquisition model AZ Next Generation Advisory (AZ NGA) has expanded into accounting, a move which the group believed would allow advice practices to benefit from a range of new services ta.. Read More

Client income top of mind for US advisers


A survey of US financial advisers by fund manager Eaton Vance has found they are increasingly focused on generating income for their clients and that ethical investment practices are on the rise. The latest Eat.. Read More

Opinion - Euro shares in spotlight after Macron win


The outcome of the French presidential election has proven to be a great relief to financial markets, with centrist and former economy minister Emanuel Macron having claimed victory against the National Front’s.. Read More

AMP flows reveal super exodus


AMP’s first quarter cash flow update revealed flat or declining flows into many of its superannuation products as customers consolidated their super accounts or moved into self-managed super funds (SMSFs). .. Read More

Paragem adds six new practices


Non-aligned dealer group Paragem has added six new practices to its ranks over the past 12 months as it looks toward sustainable growth and a focus on recruiting high-end advisers in the coming years. Speaking t.. Read More

Super funds key for nation building


The federal government has recognised the critical role superannuation funds could play in supporting long-term housing affordability improvements, but its push to encourage older Australians to free up housing stoc.. Read More