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.
In the first salvo of the industry’s move to extricate grandfathered commissions, the regulator sent letters to several licensees recently asking how much of it is on their books.
Tahn SharpeMay 24, 2019
The co-founder of Australia’s second-largest life insurance adviser network reveals how the Towbridge Report prompted him to search for the truth about risk commission bans.
Tahn SharpeMay 23, 2019
Both the FPA and the AFA will lobby government for the adviser exam deadline date to be pushed out at least 6 months after FASEA delayed the testing start date and the release of crucial guidelines.
Tahn SharpeMay 22, 2019
The co-director of Aged Care Steps, Assyat David, says most advisers have ‘chosen to ignore’ aged care advice, which will make it difficult for them to get through FASEA exam.
Tahn SharpeMay 21, 2019
Litigation is a now a 'foundational tool' for ASIC, according to deputy chair Daniel Crennan QC, reflecting a “societal shift” towards more proactive regulation.
Tahn SharpeMay 20, 2019
FASEA’s allocation of only 2 units to the CFP designation shouldn’t stop advisers striving to demonstrate their professionalism, says FPSB chief executive Noel Maye.
Tahn SharpeMay 14, 2019