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Financial Planners – 1, Australian Consumers – 0

March 29, 2012 2 Comments Exaxe Blog - Financial Planners – 1, Australian Consumers -0

The financial planning sector in Australia has won a major battle to blunt the government’s reforms aimed at restoring trust in the financial services sector. The government has made a significant change to the hotly contested ‘opt-in’ provision of the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) reform, which dictates that advisers […]

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UK Budget 2012 – Good for pensions in the long run

March 22, 2012 Leave your thoughts Broken eggs image UK budget 2012

The howl of outrage that has greeted the budget from the pensioners needs to be heard with an amount of scepticism. There is no real argument for treating pensioners more generously, in terms of tax allowances, than those in the productive sector of the economy. The allowances also cause a […]

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