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IN Conversation with Colin Campbell

This week I caught up with the CEO of Carnbrea & Co, Colin Campbell to have a chat about his colourful career and the outlook for Carnbrea and the Private Wealth industry in general. For those that don’t know, Campbell in 2014 took on the role as Senior Adviser at Carnbrea and followed on to…

Ishan Dan | 17th May 2021 | More
Planning body offers guidance on file notes

The Financial Planning Association (FPA) this week released guidance on best-practice approaches to file note records to support more transparent and detailed record-keeping. The changes come in response to consumer complaints that highlighted gaps in records as part of subsequent investigations. The FPA said “The new guidance provides innovative ways for financial planners to create…

Ishan Dan | 29th Apr 2021 | More
Managed account boom reflects diverse industry

The 12th edition of the Managed Accounts Report, a joint effort between State Street Global Advisers and Investment Trends, was released this week, with the results offering powerful insights into a fast-evolving financial planning industry. The diverse, but high-growth, sector spans everything from separately managed accounts, to individually managed and managed discretionary accounts, which according to the Institute…

Staff Writer | 12th Apr 2021 | More
  • In conversation with Troy Armstrong, Koda Capital

    Troy joined the Koda Capital team in late 2019 as an Adviser and Partner, but brought with him extensive experience across self-managed superfunds, trusts and companies, which allowed him to quickly cement his position within the independent wealth management firm based in Melbourne. While he does have an impressive history of positions among some of…

    Abbey Minogue | 28th Jan 2021 | More
    A step forward in offering financial advice to the masses

    Map My Plan is the all-in-one ‘digital’ financial planner that does it all. Founded in 2014 by Paul Feeny, Map My Plan is a platform that doesn’t attempt to replace the skill and experience of a financial planner, but intends to service the “80 per cent of unadvised Australians” that don’t have a financial planner…

    Ishan Dan | 9th Nov 2020 | More
    MDA market review: a watershed year

    Managed Accounts, or Managed Discretionary Accounts (MDAs), are a relatively new investment solution available to consumers and financial advisers following recent advances in platform technology. MDAs have evolved to a point where advisers can offer clients a broad range of investment assets and clients have complete visibility of the investments held in their portfolio. What…

    Ishan Dan | 26th Oct 2020 | More
  • Plans for a simpler, cheaper advice system

    The Financial Services Council (FSC) is to now prepare a policy discussion (a ‘green paper’) for the industry and government, to be delivered in 2021, following the release of a major report by Rice Warner proposing sweeping changes to Australia’s financial advice system. The Rice Warner report was commissioned by the FSC and discussed at…

    Greg Bright | 22nd Oct 2020 | More