BT shows ‘It Gets Better’ for LGBTI youth

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BT continues to show its support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) youth by asking all employees to Wear it Purple and producing a powerful and personal video of employees sharing their stories with the LGBTI community through ‘It Gets Better’. It Gets Better As announced in May BT is proud to be a principal partner of It Gets […]

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Impact of Coles and Woolworths nabs reinsurer essay prize

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The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance and Finity Consulting are pleased to announce Noelene Palmer of Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd as the winner of the Peter Corrigan International Scholarship for 2014. Ms Palmer was awarded the scholarship for her essay “How does the entry of Coles and Woolworths into personal insurance […]

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La Trobe Financial sponsors rising junior sports star Hana Basic

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La Trobe Financial deeply believes in investing in the future of our country and has recently decided to sponsor Ms Hana Basic, one of Australia’s elite junior athletic champions. Hana commenced her career in athletics in primary school after her PE Teacher suggested she join the local athletics club. Hana is currently completing the first […]

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La Trobe Financial partners with Lifeline to save lives

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Over the last 12 months, Lifeline has answered an extraordinary 700,000 calls from Australians in crisis and at risk of suicide, however over 160,000 who were calling for help were placed on hold and chose to hang up because they could not be reached in time. Today more people will die from suicide than road […]

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AFA Foundation Raises $12,000 for Charity

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The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) Foundation has raised $12,000 this week for charities, during the first three AFA National Roadshow events held in Hobart, Adelaide and Perth. With record attendances in Hobart and Perth, which was sold out, attendees heeded the call from AFA CEO Brad Fox to strengthen the financial advice community’s links […]

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The PIMCO Foundation Holds 6th Annual Global Week of Volunteering

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The PIMCO Foundation, PIMCO’s charitable arm, began its sixth annual Global Week of Volunteering this week. More than 900 PIMCO employees will participate in more than 100 diverse, community-based projects around the world. The effort is part of the year-round global Volunteer Initiative spearheaded by the PIMCO Foundation, which was established in 2001 to support […]

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Financial planning profession rallies to the aid of disadvantaged young Australians

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Sponsorship, cyclist registrations and donations take Wheel Classic fundraising over half way to $100,000 target Five months out from the start of the Future2 Wheel Classic cycling fundraiser from Melbourne to Adelaide (13-19 November), the momentum of support is building in the financial planning community. AMP Financial Planning has confirmed it will again be Gold Partner […]

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Future2 appoints new Patron

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Renowned financial literacy advocate, philanthropist and media commentator, Paul Clitheroe AM, has accepted an invitation from the trustees of Future2 to be Patron of the Foundation. Mr. Clitheroe is executive director at ipac securities, a company he founded in 1983, and Chairman of the Australian Government Financial Literacy Board.   He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional, […]

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AMP launches $1 million Fund to support talented Australians: 60% of Australians say money has stopped them pursuing their dream

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For 60% of Australians money is a reason they have not pursued an individual talent or dream, while only 24% say fear of not being good enough was a reason, according to a new survey by AMP and Newspoll. The findings come as AMP launches AMP’s Tomorrow Fund, an initiative that will give away up […]

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Aon Empowers Results for Australia on Global Service Day

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Worldwide initiative to provide vaccinations for children in Mali Celebrating its commitment to empowering economic and human possibility, Aon Australia are using Global Service day to highlight the ways in which the Aon Charitable Foundation gives back to the community throughout the year. Aon Australia is a business of Aon plc (NYSE:AON), the leading global provider […]

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