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- Going Above and Beyond. Silver, Larry // On Wall Street;Jan2007, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p75
The author discusses the service which financial advisors should offer in order for clients to stay with them. He stresses that advisors must make clients dependable to them through their services and strategies. He offers tips to help financial managers focus on the works they need to do....
- Accountants win battle for super advice. Evans, Rebecca // Money Management;6/3/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 19, p1
Reports on the recommendation given by the Australian Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services giving approval to accountants to give advice on all non-managed superannuation structures. Accountants' provision of a wide range of advice on superannuation structures...
- Time to get real on industry accountability. Tong, Brenton // Money Management;4/27/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 14, p17
The author questions whether there is an accountability in the financial planning and money management industry in Australia. The author points out that financial planners and the general investment community deserve the negative press that they have been receiving. He describes the development...
- PIMS OUT OF CONTEXT. // Money Marketing;6/16/2005, p37
Quotes several independent financial advisors in Great Britain on issues related to Premier Investment Management Services . Mike Williams, Watson Wyatt & Co. senior consultant; Justin Urquhart Stewart, Seven Investment Management; Steve Bee, head of pension strategy at Scottish Life.
- Claim council hit by threats and break-in. Anker, Guy // Money Marketing;1/26/2006, p1
The article reports that the Claims Standards Council (CSC), the agency overseeing claim-chasers in Great Britain, is experiencing a string of reprisal attacks and death threats. According to CSC, its staff has suffered physical and verbal abuse. The threats allegedly stemmed from the council's...
- Kiwis give ASIC the run around. Kelly, Ross // Money Management;10/20/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 39, p1
Reports on instances of unlicensed advising in Australia by financial planners from New Zealand. Defiance of Australia's Financial Services Reform rules; Action taken by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission; Consideration of enforcing penalties against unlicensed practices.
- Hard road to soft dollars. Bruining, Nick // Money Management;11/27/2003, Vol. 17 Issue 44, p16
Focuses on the activities within the Australian financial planning industry in 2003. Review conducted by the Financial Planning Association on standards and education; Benefits provided to planners; Basis for rating fund managers.
- Is independent title worth saving? Cicutti, Nic // Money Marketing;1/5/2012, p33
In this article, the author reports on the Independent Financial Advisers or IFAs status which was strongly defended by the majority of financial advisers in Great Britain. The author also says that it is worth reflecting on whether the IFA tag itself is something worth saving or if it has to be...
- What to look for -- and look out for -- in a financial counselor. Reed, Darryl; Schaitberger, Bud // Employee Benefit News;Apr2006, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p18
The article presents guidelines for the assessment of financial counseling services. The interest of employers in providing resources for financial management is described. The questions considered when looking for a counselor are enumerated. The benefits gained from talking to a counselor are...