Financial planners should be authorised representatives of a company that holds an Australian Financial Services Licence (ASFL). This is just the starting point. There are some companies holding AFSLs that are effectively product distribution.
Certified financial planner Patrick Canion said there were 18,000 financial planners in Australia so they were not hard to find, but research had found that a majority of people had not visited a planner and did not intend to. RELATED: Aussies relying.
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A seismic shift in the nature of advice provided over the past decade is as much about the metamorphosis experienced by financial planners as it is a reflection of evolving client lifestyle requirements. That's the overarching conclusion of Wayne.
The majority of chief financial ... in Australia agree workplace automation will create more jobs rather than just replacing old jobs, according to Robert Half. The recruitment consultancy’s research showed 46 per cent of the CFOs surveyed were planning.
Financial Standard's coveted Power50 series is returning in 2017 with the launch of The 50 Most Influential Financial Advisers in Australia . Nominations are now open for the 2017 list. Once nominations are completed, Financial Standard readers will.
Australia's cafe-loving hoardes shrugging off $20 price tags for smashed-avo on toast have chewed through the country's supplies of the fruit, forcing local sellers to tap New Zealand growers for extra stocks. ... The figures come as no surprise to.
BHP last month announced it would invest A$600 million (US$478 million) this financial year at Olympic Dam to support underground development and upgrade surface processing facilities. McGill said about A$250 million (US$200 million) had been invested in.
PE firm TPG acquires majority stake in Taiwan clinical research firm OPC DEALSTREETASIA.
“Gatekeepers play a critical role in managing these challenges and the overall health of the financial system. Their conduct – at the firm and industry level – affects investor and consumer trust and confidence. “In this year's corporate plan, we.
FINANCIAL SERVICES ... The tender comes amid Federal Court action by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre over CBA's failure to report more than 53,000 large cash deposits that may have helped facilitate money laundering and terrorism.
The financial planner may not have completed the commerce degree he started straight out of school, but he landed a job before he even completed his TAFE degree last year. Peter turned an internship, which was part of a three-year BA in Applied Finance.
A Perth start-up that claims to offer a snapshot of your finances – dubbed a "welfie" – has raised $1.2 million, led by the financial planning ... job is chief innovation officer at DBS Bank based in Singapore. The platform is able to scan the.
Facing death by a thousand regulatory cuts or a royal commission under a Shorten government, the usual rotation of the chair between the major bank chief executives would conscript Commonwealth Bank chief executive Ian Narev into the role . ... CBA has.
There is a shortage of people in the financial planning industry and the services of financial planners will be increasingly needed as the population ages and the Baby Boomers retire. It is a wonderful industry and the best way to start is to get any.