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  • Michael Sill
    Michael Sill, Mentor Education

    University Study Shows Client Satisfaction And Trust In Advisers High

    2 December 2016
    Sally Loane Financial Services Council FSC FSC Chief Executive Sally Loane says the research findings shows "there is fantastic work being done by the industry on a daily basis that goes largely unreported.”

    A recent academic study has found that an overwhelming number of clients are satisfied and trust their advisers. The study titled Funding our future: Perceptions of the value of financial advice was conducted by researchers at the University of Adelaide, University of Technology Sydney and University of Western Australia with grant assistance from the Australian Research Council in partnership … Continue reading University Study Shows Client Satisfaction And Trust In Advisers High

  • Michael Sill
    Michael Sill, Mentor Education

    Consumers the Winner In Senate Inquiry For Banking and Finance Sector

    1 December 2016
    sunri Erin Turner of Choice consumer advocacy group said of the inquiry that, “sunlight is the best disinfectant as it gives us a chance to shine a light on the anti-consumer practices that are riddled throughout the banking system."

    Labor has won the backing to establish a Senate committee to investigate the impact misconduct and improprieties in the banking sector are having on consumers. Consumer advocacy group Head of Campaigns and Policy Erin Turner said of the inquiry that, “sunlight is the best disinfectant.” Turner believes that the inquiry, “gives us a chance to … Continue reading Consumers the Winner In Senate Inquiry For Banking and Finance Sector

  • Michael Sill
    Michael Sill, Mentor Education

    New Bill A Long Overdue Step Towards Professionalising Financial Advice

    25 November 2016
    Adjunct Professor Dr. Jim Taggard Chairman of Mentor Education Dr. Jim Taggart (pictured right with Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP) believes the CAPSFA Bill 2016 will ensure the public’s confidence in financial planners as ‘trusted’ advisers continues.

    Adjunct Professor Dr. Jim Taggart and Chairman of Mentor Education believes The Corporations Amendment (Professional Standards of Financial Advisers) Bill 2016 (CAPSFA Bill 2016) introduced into parliament this week is, “a long overdue step towards professionalising financial advice.” The CAPSFA Bill follows concerns raised by the Financial System Inquiry and the Parliamentary Joint Committee whether minimum … Continue reading New Bill A Long Overdue Step Towards Professionalising Financial Advice