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FPA READY Index to future proof FPA Professional Practices amid COVID-19 crisis

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) today launched an online diagnostic tool exclusively for FPA Professional Practices as they bolster their businesses to support a growing number of Australians during these challenging times.

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FPA urges Australians to seek advice before withdrawing super

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has urged all Australians to seek financial advice before withdrawing up to $20,000 from their retirement savings following the announcement of an unprecedented move by the Federal Government.

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COVID-19 Advice for FPA Members

The FPA is closely monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by coronavirus (COVID-19).  The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the outbreak of COVID-19 as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. You can access the latest information on COVID-19 from the Australian Government Department of Health. Please find information and latest updates on […]

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FPA committed to supporting the next generation of planners at national event series

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is delighted to be hosting the FPA Careers in Financial Planning Event Series in partnership with the leading education provider Kaplan Professional for the second year later this month.

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Tips for business continuity during COVID-19 outbreak

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak is escalating around the world and here in Australia. The Australian Government has announced a range of action plans to contain the spread of coronavirus and this week it is expected that an economic stimulus plan will be released to lessen the impact of the financial fallout from this crisis. The […]

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The national opportunity that is financial planning

This piece was originally published in Money Management. The financial planning profession is on the cusp of a major growth trajectory as planners and professional associations unite to secure its future, writes Financial Planning Association CEO Dante De Gori CFP®. The demand for financial advice is strong. With 41 per cent of Australians intending to […]

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Treasury urged to be practical on Hayne reforms as financial advice is pushed out of reach

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has warned the federal government that overly complex reforms don’t help consumers and only serve to make financial advice more expensive and difficult to access. Financial advice is already unaffordable for many Australians and the Hayne reforms could make this worse if they are applied without common sense. […]

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Future2 appoints new Director to the Board

The Future2 Foundation is pleased to welcome Mr Giles Gunesekera to its Board of Directors. Mr Giles Gunesekera is Founder and CEO of Global Impact Initiative and is a member of the global advisory board of the United Nations (Climate & Health and Sustainable Finance) as well as a wide range of not-for-profit boards across […]

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FPA welcomes Labor support for FASEA extension

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) welcomes the Labor’s support for the Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Measures No.3) Bill 2019, which will grant financial planners an extension to complete new education requirements. The FPA has strongly advocated for bipartisan support of this extension on behalf of all financial planners across Australia. The Bill amends […]

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Financial Planning Bushfire Pro-Bono Program – Open and ready to help those in need

Call 1800 560 685 Pro bono financial advice to help those affected recover financially In the aftermath of the recent bushfire disaster, financial planners across the country have come together to offer the Financial Planning Bushfire Pro Bono Program to help those impacted by the bushfires to rebuild financially. The program – open and ready […]

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