Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:58:32 GMT
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Rise of the 'part-time' landlord leads insurer to warn owners about legal and ...
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John O'Roarke, Managing Director of LV= landlord insurance, said: 'Renting out a property can be a great way to cover your costs if you are unable to sell or want to hold on to a home and make some extra money from it, but it is not without risk. 'Landlords not ...
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:59:33 GMT
OpenMarkets breaks new ground
The announcement said that, executed via OpenMarkets' new multi-asset execution system, the transaction represented the first step in the future of low cost execution integrated with advice. Commenting on the move, OpenMarkets managing director, Rick ...
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:32:25 GMT
Labor wants planners to take 'financial services oath'
Financial planners are being urged to take a 'financial services oath' to uphold integrity in the profession, by the Australian Labor Party. Labor Whip, Joanne Ryan, called on planners to adopt an oath developed in response to the Government's attempt to wind ...
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:00:18 GMT
Managing hyper-growth in a company is about more than money
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If Italy's wine and pasta don't make you salivate, then its pizza probably will. It did for Justin Lussier, CEO and co-founder of Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria. In fact, he got so excited about it during a 2005 tour of Naples that he decided on the spot he needed to ...
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:47:00 GMT
Treasury Group completes Northern Lights merger
The new merger trust is owned 61.22 per cent by Treasury Group and 38.78 per cent by Northern Lights, and it holds interests in the portfolio of boutiques which collectively have approximately $50 billion of funds under management as of 30 September.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:03:59 GMT
Retirement income streams trapped between risk and returns
Retirees are trapped between low yielding cash and bonds and higher yielding equity markets that on average suffer 30 per cent drops with the funds management industry still primarily focused on wealth accumulators. Betashares chief economist David ...
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:07:20 GMT
New protection comparison service from F&TRC
A new research service from specialist consultancy Finance & Technology Research Centre aims to help advisers compare protection products, according to Ian McKenna, managing director of the financial services research company. He said the quality ...
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:44:54 GMT
Retirement: Don't Outlive Your Money
The psychological adjustment necessary to move from saver to spender can be distressing since there's no magic bullet to melt away all of our concerns, but a carefully planned approach to managing your money in retirement will go a long way to ease the ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:57:43 GMT
Actions of one senator undermined advice sector: Trapnell
The actions of one senator reversing their support for the Government's Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms will undermine competition in the advice sector, Synchron director Don Trapnell believes. Trapnell warned that the disallowance of the FOFA ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:17:59 GMT
Planner profits already hurt by FOFA
Commenting on the research, Wealth Insights managing director, Vanessa McMahon said there was no question that FOFA had adversely impacted planner profit margins and that the reversal of the Government's regulations by the Senate would create ...