AMP launches new LIF tools

17-Nov-2017

AMP has launched a series of new video tutorials and practice diagnostic tools to assist advisers in preparation for the life insurance framework (LIF) reforms. The video seminars were developed in conjunction w.. Read More

AMP launches new LIF tools

17-Nov-2017

AMP has launched a series of new video tutorials and practice diagnostic tools to assist advisers in preparation for the life insurance framework (LIF) reforms. The video seminars were developed in conjunction w.. Read More

Opinion - Look for quality in small EM players

17-Nov-2017

The long-term secular drivers for the emerging market (EM) asset class remain firmly in place, notwithstanding any recent uptick in volatility. As the growth premium to developed markets will sustain, EMs are more li.. Read More

Estate review timely after marriage vote

17-Nov-2017

Following the victory of the ‘yes’ campaign in the same sex marriage postal vote, advisers now needed to apply the same considerations to same sex clients as they would to any other clients planning to ge.. Read More

AtlasTrend taps into global themes

17-Nov-2017

New investing platform AtlasTrend is looking to expand its selection of theme-based international equities portfolios to financial advisers following the success of the group’s soft launch to direct investors l.. Read More

Government flags licence fee hike

17-Nov-2017

The government has flagged it will move to significantly increase the cost of one-off regulatory fees for financial services providers, such as licence applications, prospectus reviews and managed investment scheme r.. Read More

Value traps need avoiding

16-Nov-2017

Investors considering making an allocation to a value manager needed to be wary their funds were not channelled toward value traps, a situation that could only be avoided through deep stock research, according to an .. Read More

Practice of the Month: First Advice

16-Nov-2017

When Tracey and Warwick Edwards started their financial advice practice, their vision was to break down barriers by incorporating educational literature that allowed female clients in particular to define their finan.. Read More

Trustees more savvy with digital engagement

16-Nov-2017

The number of superannuation trustees using social media to engage with super fund members had almost doubled in two years, according to a recent survey by global advisory firm Willis Towers Watson. “The.. Read More

Super system too individually focused

16-Nov-2017

The superannuation system in its current form was not fit for purpose as it was too focused on the accumulation of savings at an individual level, rather than efficient spending of retirement funds at a household le.. Read More

AZ NGA picks up LICG member’s firm

16-Nov-2017

AZ Next Generation Advisory (AZ NGA) has acquired the financial planning practice of a prominent member of anti-life insurance framework lobby group the Life Insurance Customer Group. The practice acquisition m.. Read More

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