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Being in the right place, honesty and transparency: the secrets of Marcus O’Sullivan’s success

Being in the right place, honesty and transparency: the secrets of Marcus O’Sullivan’s success

In Part Two of a two-part series, New Model Adviser looks at the issue of leadership in the licensee industry. You can read Part One here. Sometimes success comes down […]

by October 23, 2020 0 comments Industry, Licensees
The increasing importance of financial advice in a post-pandemic landscape

The increasing importance of financial advice in a post-pandemic landscape

CoreData Research has published a new white paper, The Post-Pandemic Advice Landscape, analysing the seismic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Australian financial advice industry. The pandemic has changed […]

‘Happy client, happy life’: how GPS Wealth took top honours

‘Happy client, happy life’: how GPS Wealth took top honours

It’s a sobering thought to those who, like GPS Wealth managing director Grahame Evans, have been in and around the financial advice industry for a while, but many advisers in the […]

by October 16, 2020 0 comments Advice, Advisers, Industry, Licensees
Will the disruption, cost and stress of new standards be worthwhile? This research says ‘yes’

Will the disruption, cost and stress of new standards be worthwhile? This research says ‘yes’

The introduction of new education, professional and ethical standards has been painful for many advisers. The process has been protracted, disruptive and costly. But even if the implementation has been […]

by October 13, 2020 3 comments Advice, Advisers, Industry, Legislation, Profession
Why wealthy investors at a market crossroads are hesitant to invest

Why wealthy investors at a market crossroads are hesitant to invest

CoreData’s Q3 Investor Sentiment Research shows that high net worth individuals (HNWIs) are hesitant to invest more in risky assets, especially international equities, in the short term. As the pace […]

by October 9, 2020 0 comments Advice, Advisers, Investment
How one licensee has been pushed to find new boundaries amid COVID-19 disruption

How one licensee has been pushed to find new boundaries amid COVID-19 disruption

They say you should never let a good crisis go to waste, and the COVID-19 pandemic has handed financial advisers and licensees an opportunity to rethink how they interact with […]

by October 6, 2020 0 comments Advisers, Industry, Licensees
Why an evolving advice industry is challenging for investment managers too

Why an evolving advice industry is challenging for investment managers too

It’s often said good strategy is like gold: it’s precious, but rare. But when the challenges appear ubiquitous and the market strewn with look-alike competition it’s strategy (your inimitable gameplan) […]

by October 2, 2020 0 comments Advice, Advisers, Industry, Licensees
The verdict: Most advisers just don’t ask clients if they’re satisfied

The verdict: Most advisers just don’t ask clients if they’re satisfied

Only around one-third of financial advice firms conduct formal and regular client satisfaction surveys to improve their services and offering to clients. CoreData’s latest fast and focused research, conducted between […]

by October 1, 2020 0 comments Advisers, Practice
These are the leadership traits that will lead to success in financial advice

These are the leadership traits that will lead to success in financial advice

In the first of a two-part series New Model Adviser looks at the issue of leadership in the licensee industry. You can read Part Two here. Nothing stays the same […]

by September 29, 2020 1 comment Industry, Licensees
The verdict: Drivers of advice business growth in the year ahead

The verdict: Drivers of advice business growth in the year ahead

Most financial planning practices expecting to grow in the year ahead believe growth in new clients and more business from the clients they already have will drive business expansion, as […]

by September 25, 2020 0 comments Advice, Advisers, Practice, Research