FASEA has approved applications for the recognition of coursework from the Australian Financial Advisers (AFA) and Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association (SAFAA) as part of its education standards for financial advisers.
A former AMP and Synchron financial adviser has been brought before the courts for allegedly using the retirement savings of clients to fund his own lifestyle.
ASX-listed platform Xplore Wealth has announced a slew of new products and offers, set to launch in 2020.
Count Financial is preparing for a rough couple of years as it transitions to a new pricing model. That said, the amount of advice being produced by the licensee has more than doubled despite losing 26% of its advisers.