The former head of advice of the $57 billion superannuation fund has launched a new advisory aimed at working with super funds and dealer groups to develop better models of delivering advice.
New research points the finger at conflicted remuneration as one of the factors keeping women out of the financial advice industry.
More young Aussies are turning to their parents, the appropriately dubbed 'Bank of Mum and Dad', to help secure equity for a first home deposit, and financial advisers are split on the growing trend.
The Financial Planning Association of Australia said in a submission to Treasury that it supports bringing insurance claims handling under the definition of financial services.
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SIMONE DU CHESNE
Financial advice might be the family business for Simone Du Chesne, but what really drives her every day is developing her client relationships to guide them through life's greatest challenges. Empathy and understanding are at the heart of everything she does, Elizabeth McArthur writes.