Cancer patients to benefit from free financial planning services

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AMP and Cancer Council has launched a new program to provide free financial planning services to cancer patients in need. According to Cancer Council research, families can expect to lose more than $47,200 when a family member is diagnosed with cancer. Loss of wages and other mounting costs such as treatment, childcare and accommodation leave […]

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Cancer patients to benefit from free financial planning services

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AMP and Cancer Council has launched a new program to provide free financial planning services to cancer patients in need. According to Cancer Council research, families can expect to lose more than $47,200 when a family member is diagnosed with cancer. Loss of wages and other mounting costs such as treatment, childcare and accommodation leave […]

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Nominations up for this year’s AFA Female Excellence in Advice Awards

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The AFA Female Excellence in Advice Award 2012 has now closed for nominations.  The nominations tally is 130 compared to 106 last year, an increase of 23%.  The calibre of nominees is once again outstanding and the process of judging will commence shortly.  The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) is again impressed by the number […]

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Michael Dwyer AM awarded Fund Executive of the Year

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First State Super’s Michael Dwyer AM has been named the winner of the 11th Annual Fund Executive of the Year Award by the Fund Executive Association Limited (FEAL), in partnership with AMP Capital.  The prestigious award recognises outstanding leadership, innovation and achievement by a fund executive within the Australian superannuation industry.  The Fund Executive of […]

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Financial planners rise to a 1200 km, $100,000 challenge

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Six weeks out from the start of the AMP Future2 Wheel Classic, 37 cyclists from or linked with the financial planning profession are in training for a ride that will take them from Sydney to Melbourne, over the Snowy Mountains, from 15-23 September. The riders are motivated by both personal challenge and genuine desire to […]

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Female Excellence in Advice Awards – nominations close in four days.

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Have you nominated someone yet? Please take a little time to recognise excellence. Nominate yourself or another female financial adviser and support an Award that supports women. Entries close 31 July 2012. The Award recipient will be announced at the AFA Annual Conference on 30 October 2012. The Female Excellence in Advice Award program is a joint […]

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TAL/AFA Female Excellence in Advice Award program gains momentum

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TAL has delivered a series of professional development master classes to support its 2012 Female Excellence in Advice Award program. More than 145 participants took part in the Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney master classes on 5 June, 6 June and 7 June (respectively). The master classes were conducted by Babette Bensoussan – an internationally recognised strategy […]

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TAL and AFA launch 2012 Female Excellence in Advice Award

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TAL, in conjunction with the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA), launched the Female Excellence in Advice Award – now in its second consecutive year – at The Deck bar, Sydney. The Award recognises female financial advisers who are making a significant contribution to their profession, their community and their clients. It is an important initiative […]

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2012 Future2 Make the Difference! grants open for applications

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Four or more grants of up to $10,000 each will be made by Future2 this year to community organisations working to give a better future to young Australians struggling with homelessness, addictions, social exclusion, disability or unemployment. Charities and not-for-profit organisations may apply for 2012 Make the Difference! Grants; the closing date is 31 July.  […]

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Registrations soar in second annual AMP University Challenge

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AMP has announced the number of registrations for the financial planning AMP University Challenge has doubled over the same period last year, highlighting the value of practical professional experience students’ gain from the challenge. So far this year 41 teams have registered for the competition. The competition has been expanded in 2012 to cover both […]

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