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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Industry scholarship awarded

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Fund Executives Association Ltd (FEAL) and Fidelity Worldwide Investment are pleased to announce Jo Townsend, General Manager Investments, REST Industry Super as the recipient of this year’s CIMA Scholarship.  Delivered in partnership with Fidelity Worldwide Investment, the Scholarship will enable Jo to undertake the five-day Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) course which forms the internationally […]

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Vale Peter Moyle

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Vale Peter Moyle, respected member of the financial planning community. “It gives me great sadness to let you know that our good friend and long-term member of the AFA, Peter Moyle, suddenly passed away late last week,” said Richard Klipin, on behalf of the AFA board. “Peter Moyle was an extremely active member of the […]

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Scholarship supports more than 70 students

The academic dreams of 71 students have become a reality, thanks to one of Australia’s largest scholarship programs. A further 14 students will start their second year of higher education under the program, which was first launched by Bendigo and Adelaide Bank with just one scholarship back in 2007. Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Scholarships are […]

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Advisers give ‘exceptional’ advice

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Hundreds of financial advisers have come together to impart their wealth of professional know-how and help cancer patients realise their final wishes. Being diagnosed with cancer is not the time that a person wants to have to come to a complete and clear understanding of their financial position. However, financial issues are a huge concern […]

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Future2 opens cyclist registration for the 2012 Wheel Classic

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Call to cyclists!  Register now to ride with the 2012 Future2 Wheel Classic – 15-23 September, Sydney to Melbourne. For the third year, Future2 trustees Peter Bobbin and Ray Griffin are leading the charge to raise $100,000 for disadvantaged young Australians in the Future2 Wheel Classic. Starting out from Sydney on Saturday 15 September, the […]

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Up to 60 new places in bank scholarship program

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has launched one of Australia’s largest university scholarship programs. Up to 60 new scholarships will be awarded to first-time students whose circumstances might otherwise preclude them from accepting their university course offer. And 15 more students will enter their second year under the program, first launched with just one scholarship in […]

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Call goes out for 2012 Future2 Wheel Classic

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Planning for the 2012 Future2 Wheel Classic, the third annual cycle ride seeking to raise $100,000 for disadvantaged young Australians, is under way. Next year’s ride will be from Sydney to Melbourne, a 1200k route via Bundanoon, Canberra, Jindabyne, Wangaratta, Shepparton, Bendigo and Castlemaine.  The cyclists will set out from Sydney on the weekend of […]

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