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Posted on 13 October 2016
Not a month goes by when I don’t receive an SMS from a financial services provider (FSP) marketing its products to me. All of these messages give one the option of SMSing the word “STOP” or “NO” to opt out of receiving more messages. But who pays for that SMS? Often, it’s you and I. … Cont...
Posted on 2 February 2016
We can see what we pay our doctors or lawyers. But until now few people have known what they pay their financial intermediaries. In a sense they have never been paid for drawing up a financial plan; they are paid for selling a product. It is no accident that if the right plan for you …
Posted on 11 April 2017
In February 2017, Masthead submitted a feedback report to the FSB regarding the proposed FAIS Conduct of Business Report. Members can log in to Connect to read the report
Posted on 24 January 2017
Masthead continuously strives to communicate with the regulator to ensure that the position of financial advisors is understood. Toward the end of 2015, the FSB released the first proposed amendments to the fit and proper requirements for financial ...
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