Tag: Australia

The Impact of the Hayne Royal Commission On the Financial Planning & Investment Advice Industry in Australia No one disputes that the Hayne Royal Commission into misconduct in the financial services industry had a significant impact on the financial planning and investment advice industry in Australia. The dispute is if it has had a net positive or negative overall impact. this month we’ll have a quick look at both sides of the coin.    One of the negative impacts of the Royal Commission for CFPs was the removal of grandfathered conflicted commissions, which meant that financial advisers could no longer earn commissions on products they recommended to their clients. This resulted in a decrease in revenue for many…

An Overview of Fund Managers in Australia   As an investor, choosing the right fund manager, or set of managers, can make all the difference in your financial success.  With so many options available in Australia, it can be overwhelming to determine which fund managers are the best fit for your investment goals. In this article, we’ll compare the various fund managers operating in Australia to help you make an informed decision. First, it’s important to understand what a fund manager does. Fund managers are responsible for overseeing and managing investment portfolios on behalf of their clients. They are typically employed by asset management firms, which pool the money of their clients to create investment portfolios. There are…