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Financial planners set off on Future2 Wheel Classic and Hiking Challenge in Victoria

The 2019 Future2 Wheel Classic charity bike ride will set off from Melbourne’s DISC Velodrome on Friday 22 November, aiming to surpass previous years’ fundraising efforts for the Future2 Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA). Now in its 10th year, the Wheel Classic will feature 18 financial planners and […]

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Future2 increases grants to disadvantaged young Australians in 2019

The Future2 Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), has awarded $191,066 in new grants to 20 not-for-profit organisations in 2019, an increase of more than 5 per cent over last year. Future2 has now committed $1,195,066 in grants since its inception in 2007. FPA members endorse every dollar awarded […]

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Countdown to 2019 FPA Professionals Congress in Melbourne

Less than 3 weeks to go until the leading event for financial planners The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is gearing up for the year’s largest gathering of financial planning professionals at the 2019 FPA Congress from 27-29 November, taking place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Financial planners from across Australia will […]

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FPA announces new appointments to Board

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is pleased to announce Alison Henderson CFP® and David Sharpe CFP® have been re-elected to its Board, and welcomes William Johns CFP® as a new Board member. Ms Henderson and Mr Sharpe will commence their second term on the FPA Board, while Mr Johns, a long-standing member of the FPA […]

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FASEA Code of Ethics – less than 50 business days to go and still no consultation

The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) has yet to consult with industry, and with less than 50 business days remaining until the Code of Ethics is due to commence FASEA has not consulted with one financial planner[1], according to the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA). The FPA called on FASEA in February […]

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Awards finalists announced ahead of FPA Professionals Congress

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has revealed the shortlist for all six categories of the 2019 FPA Awards ahead of the presentation at the FPA Professionals Congress in Melbourne.

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FPRJ announces winners of new financial planning research awards

Editors of the Financial Planning Research Journal (FPRJ), published by Griffith University on behalf of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), have announced the winners of three new research awards for 2018-19.

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Associations respond to Government’s decision on code monitoring

The heads of Australia’s six leading professional associations for financial advisers have expressed disappointment in the timing of the Government’s decision today to not proceed with code monitoring, just a month before all financial advisers are due to have registered. The associations have urged the Government to work with them on a new disciplinary system […]

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Around the world and how to pay

See the world without breaking the bank this World Financial Planning Day Australians love to travel – and we are among the biggest travel spenders in the world. But we’re not financing our travel well and we’re returning home with phones full of pictures and wallets full of debt, according to the Financial Planning Association […]

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Raise funds for young Australians by supporting 2019 Future2 Wheel Classic and Hiking Challenge

The Future2 Foundation (Future2), the philanthropic arm of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), is calling for riders and hikers to join them on two different outdoor adventures exploring Victoria’s mountains and coastline this November.   Open to financial planners and guests, the 2019 Future2 Wheel Classic and Hiking Challenge raises funds for Future2’s […]

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