The Profession

The man who helped prove commissions 'just don't hack it'

Friday, 23 June 2017

Jim Clegg was a founder of Pembroke Financial Planners. A desire to do what was best for clients led him to be among the first to show that fee-based pay structures could succeed.

It’s in your interest to join a real professional association

Friday, 23 June 2017
Professional associations serve the public interest, not their members. Planners and groups that don’t understand this don’t serve anyone particularly well.

Everyone must be clear on what becoming a profession means

Thursday, 22 June 2017
The industry can’t keep moving towards professionalisation as long as there is great misunderstanding of the definition and consequences of that label. Robert M.C. Brown writes.

FPA’s lesson plan for FASEA’s new education standards

Thursday, 22 June 2017
FASEA, the new standards body, launches in July. The FPA, fresh off its National Roadshow, has some recommendations for how the board can approach requirements for education.

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