A former financial adviser is the first person to be permanently banned from having any involvement in financial services or credit businesses in Australia.
FASEA has announced more than 82% of financial advisers that sat the February exam were successful.
The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic slowdown has spurred a fight among financial advisers to retain commissions, amid news big institutions are turning them off earlier than the law requires.
Industry groups want the government to make fast, cheap financial advice possible for those impacted by the COVID-19 downturn - especially when it comes to early access to super.
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There's a lot of talk about the value of financial advice and how advisers can prove that value. For William Johns, the real value of advice is in it's ability to empower those left disempowered by systems. Elizabeth McArthur writes.
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