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CoreData’s 2021 Licensee Research is now open

You’re invited to take part in this annual industry-standard financial advice research project to share your views and opinions about the quality and performance of your licensee. The CoreData Licensee […]

by March 12, 2021 0 comments Advice, APAC, Industry, Insights, Licensees, Profession
Protecting true financial advisers a central part of the new regime

Protecting true financial advisers a central part of the new regime

Financial advisers are a mightily exclusive group, and should be treasured as such. We all know the new standards that existing financial advisers must meet if they want to stay […]

These are the forces that will shape the advice industry in 2021

These are the forces that will shape the advice industry in 2021

Against a backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic uncertainty and the inexorable advance of regulatory reforms, we think there are five major forces that will shape financial advice in 2021, […]

by January 28, 2021 1 comment Advice, APAC, Industry, Insights, Profession
Start Making Sense Ep9: What we read on New Model Adviser in 2020

Start Making Sense Ep9: What we read on New Model Adviser in 2020

In August 2019, CoreData started a new website, New Model Adviser, to showcase our research and insights on financial advice: the profession, advisers, advice practices, licensees, legislation and more. During the […]

A year to remember, or a year to forget? CoreData’s review of 2020

A year to remember, or a year to forget? CoreData’s review of 2020

In 2020 we all had to adapt quickly to a suddenly changed world, and to find new and innovative ways to of doing business and interacting with clients. It was […]

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 […]

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 […]

Financial advice stands one step from the summit

Financial advice stands one step from the summit

At an altitude of almost 8800 metres, and just 50 metres below the summit of Mt Everest, there was a small but technically challenging section which came to be known […]

by June 4, 2020 2 comments Advice, APAC, Insights, Profession
The pointy end of professionalism

The pointy end of professionalism

In November in Canberra, the Profession of Independent Financial Advisers (PIFA) held its 2019 symposium, attended by the principals of around 30 financial advice firms that conform to the Corporations Act Section […]

by November 21, 2019 0 comments APAC, In the news, Insights, Profession
Tinkering with adviser standards undermines the profession

Tinkering with adviser standards undermines the profession

The financial advice education, professional and ethical standards program overseen by the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) not have been universally popular, but it was the best thought-out […]

by October 14, 2019 0 comments Advice, APAC, Insights, Legislation, Licensees, Profession