Despite the insinuated negativity around superannuation's lack of innovation, I believe that there is an ambition to innovate. And it is through this lens that I feel we need to challenge the status quo on mergers.
External investment in the business of advice has become ubiquitous over the last few years. Licensees, who struggle to make margin, may soon be forced to start putting their money where their risk is.
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. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org
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