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Financial planning needs more women, says FPA

Adelaide to host FPA Women in Wealth event for the first time The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is playing its part in attracting more women to the financial planning profession by fostering community, innovation and leadership amongst financial planners at a series of networking events included in its Women in Wealth program. FPA […]

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FPA appoints Ken Whitton CFP® to strengthen Professional Practice program

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Whitton CFP® to the newly created role of Professional Practice Manager – established to focus on growing the FPA’s Professional Practice program. Mr Whitton was appointed on 3 September 2018 and his role will be to assist FPA Professional Practices […]

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Big win for consumers: Financial planners to sign statutory declarations under commonwealth legislation

From today, financial planners and financial advisers have been granted status to sign statutory declarations under commonwealth legislation. The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) secured recognition of financial planners and financial advisers as additional categories of people who are authorised to witness a Commonwealth statutory declaration, in the new Statutory Declarations Regulations 2018. The […]

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FPA releases its complete set of recommendations to FASEA

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has today publicly shared copies of its final recommendations that were submitted to the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) at the close of last month, calling for enhancements to the proposed guidance on the framework for financial advisers. The FPA received over 7,000 responses from its […]

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No Pocket Money for More Than a Quarter of Aussie Kids

“New FPA research reveals average pocket money for kids aged 4-18 years old” One in seven lucky teenagers get $40 or more of pocket money each week, according to new research released by the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Australia this Financial Planning Week. The “Share the Dream: raising the Invisible-Money Generation” report, found that […]

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Peter Costello AM, Stephen M. R. Covey and 9-year old Finn Vicars to headline this year’s FPA Congress opening keynote

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is pleased to announce the three opening keynote speakers for the 2018 FPA Professionals Congress, to be held in Sydney from 21-23 November 2018. Peter Costello AM, Chairman of the Australian Future Fund, Nine Entertainment Corporation and former Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia, along with Stephen M. […]

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Parents lie and borrow money from their kids

“New research reveals four money-parent personalities” New research released by the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Australia confirms frequent money talks help raise financially savvy kids. It also shows 38% of Australian parents have borrowed money from their child’s piggy bank or bank account for urgent expenses, and 29% admit to lying to their children […]

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Parents struggle to raise Invisible-Money Generation kids

“3 in 5 Australian parents believe their children will be financially worse off” The Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Australia has identified a new generation of children and teenagers born since the Year 2000 it calls the “Invisible-Money Generation” — those aged 18 years and below for whom money is often unseen in the form […]

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Groundbreaking US author and financial expert to speak at 2018 FPA Professionals Congress

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is delighted to announce that American author and financial services expert Mitch Anthony has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the 2018 FPA Professionals Congress, taking place in Sydney on the 21-23 November 2018. Recognised around the globe for his pioneering work in life-centred planning, Mitch Anthony […]

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Calling all FPA members: Nominations for 2018 FPA Awards open

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is calling for FPA members to make submissions for the 2018 FPA Awards, a program that recognises excellence in financial planning and the notable contributions made by members to local communities. The Awards acknowledge the achievements of outstanding planners, paraplanners, students and practices, and celebrate the individuals and […]

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