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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Senior advice executive joins the Future2 board

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One of the financial advice sector’s most prominent senior executives has joined the board of Future2 Foundation. Marianne Perkovic, Executive General Manager Advice at Commonwealth Bank, was unanimously endorsed as a Future2 director/trustee at a recent board meeting, for a three year term. Future2 Chair Steve Helmich warmly welcomed Ms Perkovic to the board. “Marianne […]

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Financial planners create a brighter future for kids in need

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2014 Future2 Wheel Classic opens for registrations Cyclists in the financial planning community can now register online to join the 2014 Future2 Wheel Classic. Their challenge is raise $100,000 by riding from Melbourne to Adelaide, 13-19 November, arriving to a reception on the eve of the FPA Professionals Congress. Now in its fifth year, the […]

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Financial Planners called on to help award philanthropic grants

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Future2 opens 2014 grants to applications, committing $70,000 Regional Chapters of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) are being called on to help allocate $70,000 worth of grants, based on their strong community roots and local knowledge. Marking a new decision-making process for the Future2 ‘Make a Difference’ grants, the Regional Chapters will be involved in […]

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Future2 maps new route and sets dates for 5th cycling fundraiser

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The 2014 Future2 Wheel Classic – the annual long-distance cycling event that is now an established part of the foundation’s fundraising calendar – will follow a new route from Melbourne to Adelaide between 13-19 November. The cyclists will ride into Adelaide to a reception on the eve of the Financial Planning Association’s Professionals Congress. Expressions […]

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Future2 poised for further growth as it enters its seventh year

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An expanding grants program, stronger financial position and closer collaboration with the Financial Planning Association and its members, have created a firm foundation for Future2 as it enters a seventh year of operation. Gathered for a strategy and board meeting in late January, Future2 welcomed two additional board directors: Patrick Canion and Mark Rantall . […]

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Financial advisers cycle 1250 km – finishing in Sydney

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Twenty financial advisers and friends were elated as they rolled into the Sydney CBD last weekend at the end of a nine-day, 1250 km cycle ride from Melbourne to Sydney. “They had completed the ride of a lifetime, smashing personal goals and physical challenges, with the added satisfaction of knowing they had raised tens of […]

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On the road to raising $$$ for disadvantaged young Australians

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After months of training and weeks of fundraising, financial planners finally got on the road early Saturday with the Future2 Wheel Classic, the epic annual cycle ride organised by Future2, the Foundation of the Financial Planning Association. Setting out from Old Treasury Building in Melbourne, most of the cyclists were looking forward to nine days […]

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Financial planners with a heart – and strong legs!

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Future2 Wheel Classic, 5-13 October Future2’s annual cycling fundraising event takes to the road next month on a 1250 k route from Melbourne to Sydney.  When the Future2 Wheel Classic arrives in Sydney on 13 October, 5,000 km will have been covered in four Wheel Classics, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to help disadvantaged young […]

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