Future2 appoints new Director to the Board

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The Future2 Foundation is pleased to welcome Mr Giles Gunesekera to its Board of Directors.   Mr Giles Gunesekera is Founder and CEO of Global Impact Initiative and is a member of the global advisory board of the United Nations (Climate & Health and Sustainable Finance) as well as a wide range of not-for-profit boards […]

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Future2 welcomes three new Board Directors

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The Future2 Foundation is pleased to announce three new appointments to its Board of Directors: Ms Julie Berry CFP®, Mr Hugh Humphrey, and Ms Olivia Maragna CFP®. Future2 is the foundation of the financial planning profession in Australia. Through its annual Future2 Make the Difference! Grants program, Future2 supports young Australians experiencing social, financial or […]

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Argyle Lawyers predicts SMSF litigation to increase

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Litigation claims in the superannuation industry are increasing, and it’s a trend that’s unlikely to change. Peter Bobbin, Managing Principal, Argyle Lawyers, told the SMSF Association State Technical Conferences that the rise in litigation was simply mirroring the growth of superannuation, which now had about $2 trillion in FUM. “The evidence is everywhere, whether it […]

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Argyle & My Dealer Services to provide compliance service for AIOFP

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Speaking at the Association of Independently Owned Financial Professionals (AIOFP) national conference in Hobart Tasmania, Executive Director Peter Johnston announced the launch of a compliance service for the Association’s membership of over 90 independently owned AFSL holders. Commenting on the announcement, Peter Johnston confirmed Managing Principal Peter Bobbin from Argyle (part of the Rockwell Olivier […]

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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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AMP Future2 Wheel Classic – mission accomplished!

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The final leg of the AMP Future2 Wheel Classic, a nine day 1200km cycle ride from Sydney to Melbourne was completed on the steps of State Parliament House in Melbourne Sunday afternoon 23 September.   Nineteen cyclists –  out of the 40 who have taken part in the $100,000 fundraising marathon – were greeted by David […]

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Financial planners rise to a 1200 km, $100,000 challenge

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Six weeks out from the start of the AMP Future2 Wheel Classic, 37 cyclists from or linked with the financial planning profession are in training for a ride that will take them from Sydney to Melbourne, over the Snowy Mountains, from 15-23 September. The riders are motivated by both personal challenge and genuine desire to […]

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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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Lord Mayor to welcome cyclists at the end of 1,250km road

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A 1,250 marathon cycle ride from Bourke to Sydney – set to raise $100,00 from the financial planning profession to support disadvantaged young Australians – sets out from Bourke on 7 September and ends in Martin Place on Friday 16 September. Ray Griffin and Peter Bobbin, both founding trustees of Future2, the foundation of the […]

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