Advice

Jun
29

AstuteWheel launches new Astute Insurance Planner solution

AstuteWheel has today launched its latest fintech solution, Astute Insurance Planner, which enables advisers to provide better risk advice more efficiently. The solution, which reduces the time taken to prepare risk advice to about an hour integrates three FinTech software systems to provide one seamless solution. It includes an online mini fact-find and risk needs […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Insurance
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Jun
28

Younger advisers drive digital client engagement

Financial planners are increasingly looking for digital means to engage clients, latest Investment Trends research shows. The majority (88%) of advisers are strengthening their client relationships using technology-based solutions to interact and disseminate information, this year’s Planner Technology Report found. The younger generation of planners are driving the digital client experience trend, starting with virtual […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing
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Jun
28

CIPR framework timely but questions remain

The retirement income strategy and implementation timeline proposed in this year’s Budget is “workable and sensible” but there are concerns the Federal Government should quickly address. This is according to SuperEd, the robo-adviser aiming to improve retirement incomes. In its submission paper to the Retirement Income Covenant Position Paper, SuperEd said it fully supports the […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Robo-Advice
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Jun
27

Milliman and Ignition Wealth announce synergistic collaboration

Milliman Australia Practice Leader Wade Matterson and Ignition Wealth CEO Manish Prasad today announced a global collaboration between their two firms to combine Ignition Wealth’s integrated bank grade white label digital engagement and advice solutions with Milliman’s analytics, data and consulting prowess. Wade Matterson, Practice Leader, Milliman Australia and Manish Prasad, CEO, Ignition Wealth said, […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech
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Jun
25

YTML transforms high volume SOA changes

Fintech YTML has rolled out its newest automated solution which is helping to quickly generate high volumes of personalised Statements of Advice (SoAs) for simple advice. Terri Ho, YTML General Manager, Advice said having to write SoAs or RoAs for a change impacting a large group of clients is one of the most time-consuming, frustrating […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech
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Jun
20

Quantifeed eyes Australian expansion with $13.5m raising

The fintech is looking to expand its B2B robo-advice business in Australia as a part of a $13.5 million venture capital raising announced today. The series B funding was led by Taiwanese giant Cathay Financial Holdings, with participation from US-based asset manager Legg Mason, and will go towards Australia and Asia Pacific growth. “We will […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing . Robo-Advice . Venture Capital
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Jun
18

Britain’s Intelliflo expanding to Australia to take on IRESS

Britain-based wealth management software company Intelliflo is expanding to Australia and intends to aggressively pursue incumbent player IRESS’ customer base and dismantle the $2 billion company’s monopoly in Australia. Intelliflo, which is led by Australian Hamish Purdey, was recently acquired by global investment management company Invesco for an undisclosed sum, giving the business the resources […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech
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May
30

Moneysoft calls on financial planners to help clients understand their expenditure following Royal Commission revelations

Financial planners need to broaden their role and help clients understand their household expenses in the wake of the Royal Commission’s damning revelations. Australian households have racked up record levels of debt as interest rates have been cut to historic lows in recent years, but the Commission heard that most lenders still over-rely on the […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech . Investing
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