Tahn Sharpe is a Sydney-based financial services journalist with a background in financial planning. He writes on advice, superannuation, investment, banking and insurance issues, is a certified SMSF Adviser and holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning.
Calls are mounting for trustees to delay implementation of new rules blocking advice fees from coming out of super funds, with advisers struggling to get client authorisations and government not sitting to pass the legislation until after the scheduled July 1 start date.
Tahn SharpeApril 1, 2020
Advisers are beginning to open up about their client conversations. Portfolios are a concern, they report, but we’re all much better prepared than we were in 2009. This time, it’s more about the people.
Tahn SharpeMarch 30, 2020
As unadvised superannuation fund members panic-sell their way to the cash, advisers and their clients are heeding the lessons learnt in the global financial crisis.
Tahn SharpeMarch 25, 2020
Calls are mounting for the proposed regulatory changes in July, such as the annual opt-in rule, to be postponed so that advisers can focus their efforts on guiding clients through the coronavirus crisis.
Tahn SharpeMarch 18, 2020