How digital advice is propelling the ETF industry

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While digital advice – online wealth management services that provide automated, algorithm-based portfolio management advice – will never replace human advisers, it can be beneficial to complement traditional advice services with low-touch digital advice solutions to Australians currently not able to afford a traditional advice process. Digital advice providers offer investment advice options to align […]

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Ignition Wealth provides adviser support with unique 12 step guide to digital advice

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Ignition Wealth has been actively supporting the Australian adviser market with digital financial advice solutions since October 2015. As the ‘robo-advice’ specialist setting the benchmark for digital financial advice in Australia, Ignition Wealth has an unrivalled knowledge and understanding of the issues advisers are facing and the questions they ask as they seek to understand […]

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Looking​ ​ahead – ​planning​ ​for​ ​“what’s​ ​next” ​​in​ ​advice​ ​tech

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Ignition​ ​Wealth’s​ ​Richard​ ​Liverpool​ ​looks​ ​at​ ​the​ ​future​ ​of​ ​advice​ ​tech​ ​and​ ​how​ ​advisers​ ​can ensure​ ​they​ ​stay​ ​ahead​ ​of​ ​the​ ​curve​ ​when​ ​it​ ​comes​ ​to​ ​new​ ​solutions. Technology​ ​is​ ​constantly​ ​evolving​ ​and​ ​financial​ ​advice​ ​tech​ ​is​ ​no​ ​different. ​​There​ ​are​ ​myriad solutions​ ​available​ ​and​ ​it​ ​can​ ​be​ ​challenging​ ​to​ ​keep​ ​up​ ​to​ ​date​ ​with​ […]

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Data integrity boosts adviser success

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Ignition Wealth shows you how an XPLAN data clean up can boost your business today. Is data quality affecting your business? “Nobody cares about data quality”, “it’s in the queue”, “can’t justify the costs”, “no need, we have business rules”… are just some of the reasons companies ignore data quality. Unfortunately, many practices only really […]

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Independence Day – how advisers are recapturing the advice industry

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Consolidation may well be the current watchword in the advice industry, but that doesn’t mean ‘independent’ advisers aren’t making their mark. Supported by expert licensing and related guidance, new admin and advice technology and a desire to realign their businesses more closely with client needs, many advisers are looking at the choices and freedom offered […]

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Ignition Wealth launches Ignition Priority One Assist to support XPLAN Solutions

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Ignition Wealth’s XPLAN consultancy team offer Australian advice practices a full range of consultancy and customisation options, either under a bespoke arrangement or through our Managed Services packages, Core, Pro and Ignition Next. From September 1, the XPLAN Consultancy Team will also offer the Ignition Priority Assist Service. “If your practice is using XPLAN (and […]

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APP Securities and Ignition Wealth announce partnership to provide digital advice

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APP Securities Pty Ltd (ABN 45 112 871 842 AFSL 307 706) (APP Securities) and Ignition Wealth have today announced a new partnership to provide digital financial advice to APP Securities’ clients. APP Securities is an Australian stockbroking and investment banking firm, which offers a wide range of investment products, as well as a comprehensive […]

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Ignition Wealth appoints Simon Conroy as Investment Committee Chair

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Ignition Wealth CEO Mark Fordree yesterday announced the appointment of Simon Conroy as Chairman of the Ignition Wealth Investment Committee. Simon Conroy is a senior investment and banking professional whose previous roles include Head of Investment Strategy and Head of Private Markets at the Macquarie Group, where he served for more than a decade. “Ignition […]

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How to turbo charge your XPLAN (and get ahead of the pack)

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If you’re not making the most of your XPLAN you’re not alone. It’s Australia’s most popular financial planning software for a reason – but that doesn’t mean we all know how to get optimum value from it. Richard Liverpool, Head of Sales & Marketing from Ignition Wealth, offers some tips on avoiding common mistakes and […]

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Licensing just the tip of the iceberg for true SMSF compliance

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The latest moves from ASIC indicate that it has drawn the line on SMSF compliance – and it’s a hard one. The message is clear: get your SMSF house in order now, or else. The question is, how? According to Richard Liverpool, Head of Sales & Marketing from Ignition Wealth, the answer may be simpler […]

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