Advice

Oct
08

Australians are turning to robo-advisers to boost their returns

Investors hunting for decent returns on their hard-earned cash are looking at other options outside of parking their money in the bank. Interest rates on term deposits and online savings accounts remain around 1 to 2 per cent while the value of Australian sharemarket has climbed by 9 per cent over the past 12 months. […]

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Oct
08

YTML opens Seido Financial Advice App Store

YTML will officially open the Seido Financial Advice App Store at the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) Conference on the Gold Coast this week. YTML CEO, Kevin Liao said Seido, which has already attracted various providers including SuiteBox,  AstuteWheel, Omnium, ChantWest and customised offers, enables Apps which have been designed for each stage of the […]

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Jul
10

Forget Hayne, here’s four ways technology will remake financial advice

Technology’s waves have swamped plenty of other industries, so it’s hardly a surprise they are washing over the provision of financial advice. So much so, there’s talk of yet another “-tech”: as in, AdviceTech. So what’s accelerating the pace of digitisation of financial advice? Four key themes come to mind: First, providers realise the current […]

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Jul
06

TIQK rolls out automated best interest duty test

Sydney-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) firm TIQK has announced that its “best interests duty” analysis for statements of advice has gone live. TIQK CEO Steve Thomson said this marked the industry’s first automated test for a best interest duty in statements of advice released commercially and believed it would give advisers and consumers more confidence in light […]

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Jul
05

BGL announces integration with fintech firm

SMSF software provider BGL Corporate Solutions has integrated with a financial software firm that provides research tools for financial advisers. BGL managing director Ron Lesh said the integration will enable users of AdviserLogic to authorise the software firm to extract data from Simple Fund 360. “AdviserLogic has a suite of software products built to assist […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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