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Here are two indicators that the future for advice is getting brighter

Here are two indicators that the future for advice is getting brighter

Describing 2020 as a difficult year is like describing Donald Trump as an unusual President. The stresses placed on advisers and advice businesses have been profound in many cases, and […]

by December 8, 2020 0 comments Advice, APAC, Global, Industry, Insights
Start Making Sense – Ep 8: Super stapling – the new growth challenge

Start Making Sense – Ep 8: Super stapling – the new growth challenge

Under the government’s super stapling reforms, we will see members take their super funds with them to new jobs instead of having new accounts created for them automatically. That’s undeniably […]

Improved financial literacy another happy side-effect of good advice

Improved financial literacy another happy side-effect of good advice

Financial advice can play an important role in the financial education of Australians and facilitate the improvement of financial literacy through the wider community. And it’s not only those with […]

by December 1, 2020 0 comments Advice, APAC, Consumers/retail, Global, Insights
Trust in financial advice returning as the darkest days recede

Trust in financial advice returning as the darkest days recede

It seems like a long time ago now, but the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry was a landmark event for financial advice. Public […]

by November 27, 2020 1 comment Advice, APAC, Consumers/retail, Global, Industry, Insights
The opportunity for advisers whose offer can meet the need

The opportunity for advisers whose offer can meet the need

The COVID-19 global pandemic has prompted a rethink of the value of advice, as an increasing number of individuals and households find themselves under financial pressure. But the individuals believe […]

by November 17, 2020 1 comment Advice, APAC, Global, Insights
The difference advice makes being proven right now

The difference advice makes being proven right now

People often make unwise or hasty decisions when they’re under stress. And a growing number of Australian households have found themselves under stress, both financially and non-financially, during the COVID-19 […]

by November 4, 2020 1 comment Advice, APAC, Current events, Global, Industry, Insights
All eyes on IOOF as it sets out to prove the value of advice

All eyes on IOOF as it sets out to prove the value of advice

All eyes will be on IOOF over the next year or two as it digests the acquisition of MLC and beds it down alongside other recent acquisitions, including the former […]

by October 30, 2020 1 comment Advice, APAC, Global, Industry, Insights, Licensees
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 Advice, APAC, Global, Industry, Insights, 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, APAC, Global, Industry, Insights, Licensees