Merry Christmas from financialobserver


On behalf of financialobserver I would like to wish all our readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thanks so much for your support in 2017 and we look forward to engaging with you again in 2018... Read More

Signing off for 2013


Today marks the last daily newsletter from financialobserver for 2013. The past 10 months have been an incredible experience. When we launched financialobserver in February, we were well aware of the gamble.. Read More

Editorial: The secret life of us


It’s hard to believe 12 months ago a number of the Benchmark Media staff, me included, were unemployed. This time last year, we were either counting the pennies from our redundancy packages or busy polishi.. Read More

The time for leadership has come


Australia’s financial planning sector has been hard done by when it comes to its progress in becoming a recognised profession. For too long there has been too much attention on how the industry can make t.. Read More

Clean-out continues for PIS


Within days of Professional Investment Services (PIS) chief executive Peter Walther outlining his involvement in the shake-up of the dealer group and plans for the future, he had tendered his resignation as the group.. Read More

Race for scale has its risks


The race for scale within Australia’s financial planning sector has intensified this year, with the financial troubles of a number of small privately-owned dealer groups offering an insight into how some larger.. Read More

Let the games begin


Early rumblings around the industry suggest 2013 will be yet another interesting year for Australia’s financial services sector. It may only be two months into a new year, but players within Australia&rsqu.. Read More

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