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Joel Ronchi comments for the IFA article “New entrants face hurdles in securing professional year”

When licensees have a clearer number of how many advisers are left in the market at the end of the year, this will likely prompt them to consider setting up a pathway for taking on new entrants. Since January 2019, new entrants were required to complete a Professional Year (PY) which comprised of 1,600 hours […]

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FASEA Standards Newsletter (AUGUST 2021 Edition)

In our AUGUST 2021 Edition of our FASEA Standards Newsletter, we discuss: The Professional Mindset Mindset – the importance of PerspectivePerformance (personal or business) becomes a matter of focusing attention on the things we can control, how we choose to responsd to external factors, & not getting distracted by the things we can’t control.  LISTEN HERE 

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Managing the Financial Adviser Professional Year (SAFAA Article)

In this article about the Professional Year for Financial Adviser, I discuss… a NEW ENTRANT (NE) in the PY can be enrolled to sit the exam as soon as they have a NERN (New Entrant Registration Number) a person can COMMENCE the PY BEFORE completing a FASEA Approved Qualification (the “final stages” rule)… but must

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How to escape the Life of a ‘Corporate Captive’​

Life is too short to do work that doesn’t matter. Being a “Corporate Captive” is as outdated as the fax machine or pager. In the 21st Century, meaningful careers are available to anyone, anywhere. The 21st Century ‘career pathway’ is about finding opportunities to create the perfect personal balance of income, passion, purpose, impact, freedom, autonomy, and

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ASIC successful against ‘old’ RetireInvest (RI Advice)

Court finds RI Advice liable for failing to supervise financial adviser following ASIC investigation The Federal Court found RI Advice Group Pty Ltd (RI Advice) failed to take reasonable steps to ensure that its former financial adviser, John Doyle, provided appropriate advice to clients, acted in the clients’ best interests and put the clients’ interests

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FASEA Standards Newsletter (JULY 2021 Edition)

In our JULY 2021 Edition of our FASEA Standards Newsletter, we discuss: The Professional Mindset “There are exactly two things that determine how your life will turn out: luck and the quality of your decisions.  Luck, by definition, is something you can’t control. The quality of your decisions is something you can.”   Annie Duke, Professional Poker Player & Decision Strategist  I

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Managing the Financial Adviser Professional Year Program (video)

With so much time and focus on the FASEA exam requirements, it has been challenging to also consider the requirements for the FASEA Professional Year.  Joel Ronchi, Principal Consultant @ myIntegrity in Practice & Head of Business Development (Fourth Line), will canvas key questions a licensee and supervisor needs to be able to answer when

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FASEA Exam Prep – 1st July 2021 Legislative Changes (update SAMPLES)

The complete versions of the SAMPLE videos below can be found in our flagship FASEA Exam Prep Programs: FASEA Exam Online Study Program FASEA Exam Masterclass (Webinar) Program (SAMPLE Video #1) FASEA Exam Prep Masterclass – Lack of Independence Disclosure (SAMPLE Video #2) FASEA Exam Prep Masterclass – Ongoing Fee Arrangments post 1st July 2021

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Government announces ‘limited’ FASEA exam changes

Speaking to ifa, Joel Ronchi said: “There a lot of Advisers, some of whom have failed multiple times, concerned about not being up to speed with the new requirements, especially given the relatively late release of clarifying information from ASIC. Advisers who have previously failed the FASEA exam twice are being offered a “one-time, limited extension

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