About the Author
Deborah Wixted
Executive Manager, Technical Services, First Sentier Investors(at time of writing)

Deborah Wixted is head of technical services at Colonial First State Investments. She has been with the FirstTech team since 2003 and has 20 years experience in various technical roles with funds management, financial planning and life insurance businesses.

As part of the FirstTech team, Wixted provides specialist technical expertise to all parts of Colonial First Stateâacs business, particularly advice and distribution. Her role is to analyse and communicate technical information and strategies to financial advisers and their clients. Wixted is also an expert technical resource for Colonial First Stateâacs employer superannuation business.

Wixted is a regular presenter at financial adviser professional development events, is actively involved in adviser ongoing education delivery and provides media commentary on a wide range of technical topics.

Articles Published
Family members and carers of people who have a severe disability have been able to establish a special disability trust since 20 September 2006. The purpose of this trust is to provide financial assistance ...  Family ...
With over half of all SMSF members aged 55 or over, and one-fifth aged 65 or over, it's more important than ever to plan for the succession of SMSF benefits, fund assets and funds. This paper will canvass ... With ...
Wixted looks at the effect of Centrelink income support benefit for those client leaving the workforce and the effect of actual or intended future employment. This discusses the importance of planning ... Wixted ...
In its fourth year of 'Simpler Super' regime, which came into effect from 1 July 2007, Wixted looks at the opportunities available, discussing the different tips and traps around the 'Simpler ... In ...
This paper considers some of the key issues financial planners should evaluate if they wish to go about incorporating advice on aged care needs into their financial planning business. Aged care is more ... This ...
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