Monthly Archives: August 2012


Boutique financial advisory

In recent media articles concern was raised about the shrinking number of independent advisory firms operating in Australia and the impact this will have on the type of advice provided to Australians. Concerns were raised in a recent Money Management article that some 90% of advisory firms are now owned by financial institutions and that [...]

2018-01-22T08:14:37+00:00 August 6th, 2012|

Australia’s retirement landscape

Australia has arguably the most sustainable retirement framework in the world but it differs from most others in a few key ways. These distinguishing features give it its unique Australian flavour. 1. Unlike the rest of the world, we have compulsory employer contributions currently set at 9% of an employee’s wage, soon to increase to [...]

2018-01-22T08:14:37+00:00 August 6th, 2012|