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Jacqui Henderson | 22 Jun, 2018

We’re thinking about SoAs all wrong

The FPA’s head of policy believes advisers are looking at the Statement of Advice (SoA) the wrong way, and they need to rethink the way they approach them.

Speaking on a panel hosted by Advice Intelligence at the Hotel CBD on Thursday, Ben Marshan said one of the complaints he hears a lot from members is that no other profession has to do an SoA.

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Jacqui Henderson | 21 Jun, 2018

Goals Advice Panel Discussion - opportunity to break down financial advice barriers

"Our aim is to transform financial advice into a language a consumer speaks and a dynamic interactive experience they feel they co-created."

"In times of public scrutiny and regulatory change, it’s important for the financial planning industry to reflect on how we can build two-way trust with consumers by delivering advice in a smarter and more appealing way,” Henderson said.

Jacqui Henderson | 22 Nov, 2017

ASIC Statement of Advice (SoA) measures don’t go far enough

Today’s Statements of Advice (SoA) aren’t a powerful or appealing way to deliver information – after all, they are produced in a language and format that most people simply don't understand. Far from helping educate clients, this 'foreign language' only seeks to alienate and confuse them.

Independent Financial Adviser

Jacqui Henderson | 8 Oct, 2017

Using machines for book learning

Regtech, artificial intelligence, on-demand online education services, and pre-emptive risk detection are the ways of the future for the financial advice industry to tackle compliance and higher education requirements, Malavika Santhebennur found.

Money Management

Jacqui Henderson | 6 Oct, 2017

Advice could help address gender gap

Goals based advice can help women learn the basics of financial literacy, and specifically cash-flow, would help address the gender wealth gap and empower women to be financially independent. 

Financial Observer

Jacqui Henderson | 4 Oct, 2017

Breaking down inequality: the different sex debate

Quality financial advice should be a cornerstone in the life of every person. But women, given the inequitable social and economic dynamics, would ideally be in not only a position where they can fund not only their own retirement, but their own lives should they need to live independently. 

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