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Friday, December 9, 2016
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Best in class – and among the best in the world

In the end there could be only one winner, but the FPA Professional Practices Practice of the Year competition reinforces just how good the best financial planning businesses really are. Simon Hoyle writes.

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Independence play - even planners unclear on ‘independent’ meaning

It’s only one word but new research suggests the term “independent” still causes a world of confusion – among advisers, as well as clients. Simon Hoyle reports.

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Foreign fund flows into Australia doubled over five years

Servicing a $2.1 trillion superannuation industry has equipped local fund managers with skills that are attractive to overseas institutional investors. Dan Purves reports.

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Keeping clients out of the super contributions danger zone

Making time-sensitive payments on deadline day can lead to potential disaster, so advisers should tell clients that June 20 is the final day to do so, to save everyone from grief. Bryce Figot writes.

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Fund managers in the spotlight as they strive to master the pitch

With just five minutes at their disposal each, seven fund managers took to the stage to compete at InvestSense’s inaugural Idea Factory on Monday night. Simon Hoyle was there.

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