Mar 19, 2014
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Toady’s legislation will make financial planning only marginally more polite than handing our money over at gunpoint.
That’s an excellent portrait of Matthew Rowe, Firsty. A surefire entrant for The Archibald.
As I understand the case for the amendments, they include enabling the consumer to avoid up front costs of financial advice by agreeing that such advice need not be subject to a ‘best interests’ duty.
You only have to say it out loud to start laughing. Why would anyone ever fall for such an obvious ploy ? Because ‘agreement’ consists of signing the sort of terms and conditions everyone signs without reading.
I wouldn’t actually believe anyone knowingly accepted such terms unless they read a public statement to that effect on the steps of Parliament accompanied by before and after brass bands and a jet flyover (a la the grand pricks ‘celebration’).
Boy have I got a deal for you. It’s a FOFA too good to refuse.
You just know there’s a problem when Chris Berg and the IPA support changes like this. Never mind the detail, you just know.
Fee-fi-fofa-fum, they smell the cash of the old and dumb…
Hmmm. Sharks vs Marks. Guess which we are. Now do the 51% of gullible morons who voted for this clutch of Carcharhinus leucas get what they have done?
That final frame is a ripper FD.
Imagine Tony actually answering the door to some decent thinking Australians……..Hilarious.
BTW I have to agree with Zut. You’ve captured Matthew Rowe to a tee.
A “Clivegina” is my new favourite currency unit. Maybe we’ll be forced to cash-in our absurdly valuable Dutch-diseased riddled AUD’s for a small cut of these spilling from the vat.
Maybe Tory Abrupt will ensure we all get paid in Water. Dont know about you Firsty, but boy dogs seem the have plenty of water holdings. Are you on the water train too? Tory only uses boy dogs so there was more than enough water holdings to go round.
Have you sent the box of mangina tissues to princess blart yet? Make sure you add some cement so he can use his water holdings and toughen the frack up.
F Off, Financial Advisers
It’s bad enough Ticky Fullerton & The Business thinking David Buik is the only pommie economist and Murdochophile worth interviewing in Europe, now you’ve got him – in Box 5?