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Future2 Foundation announces new Chair and Deputy Chair

The Future2 Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Julie Berry CFP®GAICD as Chair and of Ms Olivia Maragna CFP® as Deputy Chair to lead the foundation of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) into the next chapter of its work helping disadvantaged young Australians. Ms Petra Churcher is stepping down as […]

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FPA announces new appointments to Board

The FPA is pleased to announce that Kearsten James CFP®, Julie Matheson CFP® and Julian Place CFP® have been elected to the FPA Board.

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Imminent Hayne reform has major ramifications for affordability of financial advice and the future of financial planning

The FPA has warned that the establishment of a single disciplinary body must be used to reduce red tape and untangle an unreasonably complex regulatory framework that is stifling the financial planning profession and driving up the cost of advice.

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Twenty-three finalists revealed for the 2020 FPA Awards

The FPA has revealed the shortlist for the seven categories of the 2020 FPA Awards.

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Financial Planning Research Journal announces Research Excellence Awards

The Financial Planning Education Council and editors of the Financial Planning Research Journal , published by Griffith University on behalf of the FPA, are pleased to announce the winners of the FPRJ Awards for 2019-20.

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Redefining the new era of financial planning to better protect consumers

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has renewed its call for the law to be amended to rename the term ‘general advice’ to ‘product information’ or ‘strategy information’, to better protect the interests of consumers and promote confidence in the financial planning profession. Marking the start of the 20th Financial Planning Week in Australia […]

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FPA welcomes support for consumers, retirees and small business owners in 2020-2021 Federal Budget

The FPA welcomes the stimulus for Australian consumers, greater certainty for retirees and additional support for small business owners outlined in the 2020-2021 Federal Budget.

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Australians engaged in investing for their future after COVID: FPA’s Money & Life Tracker – COVID Edition

Australians are more determined than ever to plan financially for life after COVID, with 70% of Australians believing they could have done better or different to improve their financial position, according to new research out today by the FPA.

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FPA highlights shifts in consumer behaviour and the importance of universal access to financial advice in the “new normal”

Australians are making long term changes in their spending behaviour to minimise the impact of COVID-19 on their finances, according to CoreData research presented at The Financial Planning Association’s (FPA) keynote event held earlier this month.

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Help young Australians by supporting the Future2 Community Cycling & Walking Challenge

The Future2 Foundation (Future2), the philanthropic arm of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), has announced an exciting new initiative to get financial planners outdoors, active and raising funds for young Australians.

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