Departures leave super funds high and dry

26-May-2017

Recent Rice Warner analysis has shown superannuation funds would potentially have more success in retaining its members through the use of data-driven approaches. The finding was contained in the research paper .. Read More

AdviceOS calculators tap into gamification

26-May-2017

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

Industry lags public commitment

26-May-2017

The financial advice industry needs to pay greater attention to clients if it wants to improve its standing, said 2016 Female Excellence in Advice winner Peita Diamantidis. Speaking at the Association of Financ.. Read More

Digital embrace poses new trust challenge

26-May-2017

The rise of artificial intelligence and innovative digital technologies coupled with dwindling consumer confidence in market players means institutions must be ready to transform the way in which they engage with cus.. Read More

Opinion - Budget a driver for change in advice

26-May-2017

While many people are debating whether the 2017 budget was good, bad or neither, to me one thing is clear - it depends. I am not going to debate the political angles and whether, overall, a “tax more, spe.. Read More

Hall to lead IRESS superannuation

26-May-2017

Leading Australian financial technology provider IRESS has promoted general manager of consulting, superannuation, Jeff Hall, to the position of managing director of superannuation to replace Stephen Mackley who will.. Read More

AMP overhaul focuses on productivity, platforms

26-May-2017

Improving the productivity and revenue generation capabilities of its existing adviser network as well as driving new revenue streams have been identified as the two key catalysts behind AMP’s transformation of.. Read More

Super fund returns reach double figures

25-May-2017

The latest superannuation results compiled by SuperRatings show returns for the financial year to date have hit 10 per cent on the back of strong performances on domestic and international equity markets coupled with.. Read More

Property price drop multi-faceted concern

25-May-2017

The potential for residential property prices to fall in the immediate future could be problematic for investors, both directly and indirectly, according to a portfolio manager. BlackRock Australian fundamental .. Read More

Goals can aid, not hinder, traditional advice

25-May-2017

Goals-based advice represented a fundamental challenge to the traditional model of risk profiling of clients, but it was wrong to say there could not be a synergy between the two, according to imac legal and complian.. Read More