financial planning

Nov
29

Pocketbook – best finance app of 2016

Pocketbook wins two prestigious industry awards to cement its place as the best finance app of 2016 Key facts: ● Won ‘Best Mobile App of the Year’, beating notable apps Commbank, Domain, Clipp and Pocket Casts ● Second significant industry award, having won Finder’s ‘Best Personal Financial Management App’ three weeks ago ● Small team […]

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Nov
28

Connie McKeage’s OneVue launches fee-for-service platform to disrupt banks

The wealth management masterfunds of the major banks have “hidden behind basis point fees” for too long, reckons OneVue founder Connie McKeage, who’s launched a fee-for-service competitor with backing from funds managers whose assets will exceed $1 trillion in 12 months. Whether you’re moving $1000 or $10 million, you will pay $9.95 for an application […]

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Nov
23

How digital automation can help offset Australia’s 492 per cent regulation boom

By Jacqui Henderson – Founder & CEO, Adviser Intelligence Damage control does not come cheap. Just ask Dongjin Koh, President of Mobile at Samsung Electronics. Koh told press in October this year that the total recall of the inflammable Galaxy Note 7 range – based on reports of just under 50 exploding units of the […]

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Nov
22

MoneyBrilliant releases its new personal money management service

MoneyBrilliant is pleased to announce the launch of its new service. The new service aims to help people make better decisions about their money so they can live better lives. The service is designed primarily for the large number of Australians who don’t receive financial advice from a traditional source such as a bank or […]

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Nov
22

We need plans for when robots are in driver’s seat

Financial services companies, including technology-oriented fintech start-ups, are emerging to challenge the roles of banks and the large financial institutions. Fintechs are rapidly transforming and disrupting the marketplace by providing digital or “robo-advice” using highly sophisticated algorithms operating on mobile and web-based environments. Last month, the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, Kelly O’Dwyer, announced […]

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Nov
22

Pocketbook wins Personal Finance App of the Year

Pocketbook, one of the most popular apps in the personal finance sector with over 250,000 users, is pleased to announce that it has received a major industry award. The 2016 Finder Innovation awards named Pocketbook as the “Best Personal Financial Management App for 2016.” The award represents a significant industry endorsement of the Pocketbook app […]

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Nov
18

How your broker’s performance numbers mislead you

by Doug Morris, CEO, Sharesight The human brain is easily conditioned. Do something for long enough and even the strangest things begin to appear normal. Online brokers don’t set out to deceive but the simplistic way they report performance has a similar, normalising effect. If your returns have been presented in a particular way for […]

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Nov
18

Logging on to the future of financial advice

For hundreds of thousands of investors around the world, the future of financial advice is already here. There is as much as $US300 billion ($392 billion) of funds under the management of robo advisers – computers powered by algorithms that can buy and sell on your behalf – with that figure expected to rise to […]

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