Team best interests or client best interests?

Team best interests or client best interests?

What kryptonite was to Superman, disrespect is to advice relationships. A few months ago one of my clients engaged a significant advice client. Prior to engaging, I worked with them to assist in the engagement and pricing. The prospect represented the type of advice...
The value is in the details – theirs, not yours.

The value is in the details – theirs, not yours.

I love flying. Always have. Long flights, short trips, big planes, tiny ones, hang-gliders, choppers. When I was a kid, Dad would sometimes drive out to a small park on the Cooks River which bordered Mascot airport to watch the arrivals and departures. From there you...
Adviser’s Balance Sheets

Adviser’s Balance Sheets

“There’s so much opportunity for financial advisers in today’s market”. Samantha Albiez is Senior Adviser with Bravium, a self-licensed boutique advisory firm in downtown Braddon, Canberra. The firm specialises in SME owners, young families, busy professionals and...
Hello, I’m from ASIC and I’d like you to justify the advice fees you charge?

Hello, I’m from ASIC and I’d like you to justify the advice fees you charge?

Hello, I’m from ASIC and I’d like you to justify the advice fees you charge? Are you ready for this question? Reminds me of the gag about the tourist in Ireland who asks a local for directions to Dublin. The Irishman replies: “Well sir, if I were you, I wouldn’t start...
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