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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Australia’s leading succession lawyer says “Failing to plan is planning to fail”

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Opportunity to learn what must be known:  Melbourne, Albury and Canberra Australia’s leading succession lawyer is inviting financial advisers, their clients and the public to join him to learn the Planning Holy Trilogy: Wealth Creation, Wealth Preservation and Wealth Distribution. “Bring pen, paper and the ‘important other’ in your life and get ready to learn”,

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Future2 Wheel Classic fundraiser spawns a “Virtual” ride

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Cyclist registrations for the Future2 Virtual Wheel Classic are now open! When the 2013 Future2 Wheel Classic hits the Melbourne to Sydney road on 5 October, dozens of ‘virtual’ cyclists from the financial planning community may have covered the distance already –  cycling the 1250km in 10 weeks rather than 9 days. Future2, the foundation

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Future2 Make the Difference! Grant program

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Since May 2007 Future2 has made grants totalling some $250,000 to community charities and not-for-profit bodies working with disadvantaged young Australians. Future2’s grants focus on the under 25s who may be financially disadvantaged, homeless, juvenile justice offenders, drug or alcohol dependent, disabled or Indigenous. Grants are awarded to projects and programs in areas such as

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The Future2 Make the Difference! Grants now open to applications

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Five or more grants will go to community not-for-profits working to give a better future to young Australians struggling with the disadvantage of homelessness, addictions, social exclusion, disability or unemployment. Each grant application must have the support of a financial advice professional. Community not-for-profits and charities seeking a Future2 grant must have their application supported

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Future2 Make the Difference! Grant program

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Since May 2007 Future2 has made grants totalling some $250,000 to community charities and not-for-profit bodies working with disadvantaged young Australians. Future2’s grants focus on the under 25s who may be financially disadvantaged, homeless, juvenile justice offenders, drug or alcohol dependent, disabled or Indigenous. Grants are awarded to projects and programs in areas such as

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Financial planners line up to cycle 1230 km for charity

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Online registration has opened for cyclists in the financial planning community who want to join the 2013 Future2 Wheel Classic. Their challenge is to help Future2 reach a $170,000 fundraising target set for this year’s event, a 1230km cycle marathon from Melbourne to Sydney. The 2013 Wheel Classic has attracted the support of AMP Financial Planning as

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