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FOFA II? Pushback from rentseekers begins anew

FOFA II? Pushback from rentseekers begins anew

A segment of the financial planning industry continues to see itself as the real victim of banking scandals and is desperate to stop any reform.

Essential: voters want royal commission into CommBank con

Essential: voters want royal commission into CommBank con

The vast majority of voters want an investigation into just what went so wrong with the Commonwealth Bank's financial planning arm. But they still have a lot of trust in financial planners.

Banks get what they paid for on ‘consumer protection’

Banks get what they paid for on ‘consumer protection’

Mathias Cormann enjoys the confidence of the last remaining supporter of the repeal of FOFA -- $10,000 worth of it.

How the age of entitlement is being restored for the Liberals’ friends

How the age of entitlement is being restored for the Liberals’ friends

Declaring that the age of entitlement is over makes sense as long as voters believe it's fair. But the government is being anything but.

Surprise attack: Coalition unleashes $130b hit on retirement incomes

Surprise attack: Coalition unleashes $130b hit on retirement incomes

The Coalition is looking to destroy the Future of Financial Advice reforms that would have ended gouging and conflicts of interest in the financial planning industry -- and it will be a massive cost to consumers.