Author: Dana Smith

The President of the IFAAA, Daniel Brammall, talks to the ABC about the information coming out of the Banking Royal Commission around banks and insurance companies charging fees for no service, what this is doing to the reputation of financial planners working for these institutions, the impact on them, their clients, and what it means for independent financial planning into the future.

GREENS BACK INDEPENDENT ADVICE Greens Senator Peter Whish-Wilson has issued a strong endorsement of the independent financial advice sector, musing about a future industry dominated by non-aligned players. Rising to speak in support of Labor's failed attempt to disallow the government's FOFA amendments last week, Senator Whish-Wilson...

HOW TO FIND TRUSTWORTHY FINANCIAL ADVICE It's been a rough time for the financial planning industry of late. Between the Commonwealth Bank scandal, which saw customers lose their life savings at the hands of unscrupulous advisers, and the government watering down consumer protections, the idea of entrusting...

IFAAA WELCOMES CPA AUSTRALIA TO THE FRATERNITY OF INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVISERS IFAAA Media Release IFAAA welcomes CPA Australia to the fraternity of Independent Financial Advisers The Independent Financial Advisers Association of Australia (IFAAA) has today applauded CPA Australia’s new initiative, CPA Australia Advice. The IFAAA believes that CPA’s...