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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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Leading American change-maker to address 2018 FPA Professionals Congress

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is excited to announce that inspirational American philanthropist and change-maker Alex Sheen has been confirmed as the first of the keynote speakers for the 2018 FPA Professionals Congress, taking place in Sydney on the 21-23 November. This is Mr Sheen’s first visit to Australia. Founder of the international […]

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FPA congratulates FASEA on releasing consultation papers

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) congratulates the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) for releasing the remaining consultation papers which finally provide financial planners with a sense of direction as to what the minimum standards will be. Commenting on the newly released consultation papers, Dante De Gori CFP®, CEO of the FPA […]

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FPA responds to ABC Four Corners ‘Money for Nothing’ report

As the peak representative body for the financial planning profession, the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Australia is unequivocal in its response to the important program that aired on ABC Four Corners on Monday 23 July. The FPA does not condone any situation where a client is charged fees for no service or given advice […]

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