Link Group delivers blueprint for personalised digital advice

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Link Group (ASX: LNK) yesterday launched its latest digital advice product, Super Blueprint 3.0, to give more Australians access to easy and affordable quality financial advice. Super Blueprint 3.0 provides members with tailored digital advice, in relation to their chosen superannuation fund. Chief Executive Officer of Link Advice, Duncan McPherson, said Super Blueprint 3.0 distils […]

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Stone & Chalk unites Melbourne and Sydney with launch of “mega-hub”

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Asia’s largest fintech innovation hub, Stone & Chalk, is uniting fintech across the eastern seaboard with the launch of a new national capability across its new home at the Goods Shed North in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD innovation precinct, and its residency in the Sydney Startup Hub. With Melbourne and Sydney combined representing over 80 […]

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Protecting your client data held on third-party services and apps

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The human resources software provider PageUp, which provides services to the likes of Zurich and the Reserve Bank of Australia, recently flagged that it had detected “unauthorized activity” on its system. Security breaches are happening at an increasing rate around the globe, some affecting billions of people, but the recent PageUp hack is a lot […]

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AstuteWheel launches newest Insurance Planner solution

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AstuteWheel has 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 analysis […]

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Praemium signs 5-year contract with CMC Markets

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Praemium has announced that it has signed a 5-year contract with CMC Markets Stockbroking Limited (CMC) to provide Tax Tools, Praemium’s advanced tax reporting solution. Praemium has been providing Tax Tools since 2008 to a key institutional client at a previous minimum contract value of $1 million per annum. Under the new Agreement, Praemium will […]

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Link and AustSafe Super introduce mobile app push notifications

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Link Group and AustSafe Super, one of the nation’s top performing super funds, has successfully completed a six-month pilot of push notification alerts via their AustSafe Super member mobile app to increase awareness around employer contributions and simplify the process for members to take their super with them when changing jobs. The pilot utilised in-built […]

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a.i. sees opportunity to break down financial advice barriers

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For the financial planning industry to evolve and rebuild trust with the consumer, it must first listen to what consumers want and then deconstruct the barriers that daunt the consumer in their advice journey, according to Advice Intelligence (a.i.). “Our aim is to transform financial advice into a language that a consumer speaks and a […]

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Australia’s best and brightest FinTech startups celebrated at the 2018 Finnies Awards

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The head of a trail-blazing energy financing startup – which last month secured $18.5 million in additional funding – has been named Australia’s outstanding FinTech leader of the year. Katherine McConnell, the founder and CEO of Brighte, received the honour at FinTech Australia’s Finnie awards. Presented by Jobs for NSW, the Finnies are Australia’s only […]

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BNY Mellon and Deutsche Bank launch chatbots to deliver faster status information flow

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BNY Mellon and Deutsche Bank have announced the integration of their chatbots built on the Symphony platform which will result in a more seamless flow of information for clients trading securities on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The chatbots will improve the workflow efficiency between both organizations and the client experience. Building on an award-winning […]

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International banking made easy with Citi’s new global currency account

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Citi Australia yesterday launched the Global Currency Account, an all-in-one global banking solution that combines the capabilities of a multi-currency bank account with that of a foreign currency debit card, giving convenience and control to the customer. Ideal for investors, business executives and frequent travellers, the Global Currency Account lets account holders consolidate their foreign […]

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