The Profession

2017: The year talk became action

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

From the launch of a new standards body to the intrigue of a royal commission, the pace of professionalism quickened this year – and Professional Planner is evolving to keep up.

Don’t rush Paul McCartneys of financial advice off the stage

Monday, 18 December 2017
One great dilemma the industry faces as it prepares for new standards is how to lift its game without losing the collective wisdom and experience of veteran advisers.

Even in the festive season, advisers are rarely client-free

Monday, 18 December 2017
Financial planners are more than willing to take ample vacation around this time of year, but they’re less amenable to turning off their phones.

FASEA CEO moves to ease adviser anxiety with education guidance

Friday, 15 December 2017
A lack of clarity around the specific education requirements for existing advisers has prevented active engagement with professional standards, says FASEA CEO Dr Deen Sanders.

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