Mentor’s first real estate course a success attracting career aspirants & property advisory professionals

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The success and feedback of students in Mentor Education Group’s (Mentor) inaugural Real Estate Agents Representative Course (Victoria) has reaffirmed the national RTO’s opinion that property will continue to attract career aspirants as well as professional financial advisory practitioners seeking to position themselves for the future beyond the Royal Commission and FASEA said Mentor founder and […]

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Financial planners benefit from DomaCom and Mentor collaboration and focus on the future 

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Recently Mentor Education Group (Mentor) celebrated a significant collaborative milestone with DomaCom Australia Ltd (DomaCom) with the accreditation of the 500th financial adviser under the online study program developed specifically for the DomaCom Fund – an ASIC registered Managed Investment Scheme (MIS) that allows investors to invest in one or more properties of choice via a […]

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Amid constant FASEA & RC speculation, more planners are taking control of their commercial futures

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In spite of the constant speculation and lobbying regarding the final FASEA requirements and the outcomes of the Royal Commission, a growing number of financial planning practice owners are ‘getting on with it’ and restructuring their businesses in readiness for the post 2024 era said Mentor Education Group founder and managing director Dr Mark Sinclair. Commenting further, […]

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Mentor launches property course to assist advice practitioners and real estate career aspirants 

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Mentor Education Group has responded to a growing number of calls from accountants, brokers and financial planners for a course in real estate as more professional advisory practices position themselves for the future as ‘one-stop-shop’ service providers, said Mentor founder and managing director Dr Mark Sinclair. In addition, real estate has become a beacon for many […]

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Diploma of Financial Planning is not dead – long live the much-needed Diploma

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While the Diploma of Financial Planning (DFP) will no-longer be the minimum educational requirement for financial planners in 2019, it will continue to be the qualification of choice for those looking to start their career as an associate adviser, paraplanner, client relationship manager and other non-advice roles said Mentor Education Group founder and principal Dr Mark […]

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Demand for advice industry coaches and mentors to spur new post retirement career opportunities

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Despite the constant negative predictions of an unprecedented exodus of mature age advice practitioners, their expertise and skills will be demanded to fulfil new and emerging roles as the industry transitions into the post FoFA, Royal Commission era said Mentor Education Group founder and principal Dr Mark Sinclair. Commenting further Dr Sinclair said “Whatever the […]

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Accountants are at the crossroad – role model businesses needed to be beacons to the future

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The accounting profession has reached a major crossroad and many accountants have not wasted time restructuring their businesses to ensure they are relevant and successful in the future said Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) Victorian Vice President and Australian Wealth Solutions (AWS) principal Sam Zervides. Regrettably, a significantly greater number are refusing to acknowledge the […]

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Challenges ahead for broker industry but consumer confidence points to career and business opportunities

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Although the finance and mortgage broker sector has undergone many structural changes in past years (with more to come), it has also been the beneficiary of consumer disenchantment with the major institutions – especially their lending/client care and service practices said Mentor Education Group founder and principal Dr Mark Sinclair. When the final report of […]

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Dūcere announces partial MBA scholarships for Mentor alumni and financial service industry professionals

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Dūcere Global Business School (Dūcere) Founder & Executive Director Mathew Jacobson has announced an exciting partial scholarship opportunity for twelve Mentor Education past students (alumni) and financial service industry professionals to undertake their Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Innovation and Leadership. Commenting further on the announcement Mathew Jacobson said he believed the partial scholarship […]

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Need for aged care & disability advice solutions has never been greater – demand set to increase

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4.2 million Australians are disabled and of these, 1.4 million are severely disabled and all require guidance to navigate often overwhelming and confusing scenarios and solutions. They are often housed in Aged & Residential Care facilities, and knowledge about creating optimal solutions for them is a vital part of the model. This situation is about to […]

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