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Paladin crashes: Malawi uranium miner files for insolvency in Australia - Nyasa Times
Economics Association of Malawi (Ecama) president, Henry Kachaje agreed with Gondwe saying the resumption of the mine is doubtful . “The company was not profitable and filing for insolvency and the ... According to Business News Western Australia.

FPA reveals Congress line up
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is excited to announce three internationally renowned thought leaders have been added to the line-up of keynote speakers for the 2017 FPA Professionals Congress, taking place in Hobart on the 22-24.

Standards board appointees have Cabinet's stamp of approval - Professional Planner
In 2016, Catriona Lowe, now a director of the Financial Ombudsman Service and a former chair of the Consumers' Federation of Australia , quit a hardship program set up to help investors in Timbercorp, citing disagreements with Timbercorp liquidator.

Life-first advisers: The future is truly full-service - Professional Planner
I believe this new kind of adviser will be what I call the 'Life-First Adviser' – someone who takes an approach that goes beyond financial planning and money management to the life issues that drive financial decisions. It's a term that not only.

Botany App, WA, Hall of Fame, CoR and the Missing Link - Diesel News (satire) (registration)
According to Ben Maguire, Australian Trucking Association (ATA) CEO, there are lessons to be learned from Western Australia's good-cop approach to supporting the trucking industry. Maguire visited ... It will also focus on real-time truck turnaround.

Why your financial adviser loves ETFs - The Australian
Blow to managed funds. The Financial Planning Association of Australia's head of policy, Ben Marsham, says ETFs clearly have a benefit over managed funds in terms of costs. Marsham notes that many planners are using ETFs as the core component of their&nbsp.

Coal in decline: an energy industry on life support
For a glimpse into the future of coal power in Australia, go west. The country’s last major investment in coal-fired electricity was in Western Australia in 2009 ... In a round table with the Australian Financial Review last month the council’s.

Planned DXpeditions to Rare Entities Report Progress:
Don Greenbaum, N1DG, reports that the Dateline DX Association ... to Western Europe during the late-June period of planned operation. The team's 11 operators are covering half of the estimated $400,000 cost of the DXpedition, and they're seeking financial.

Travel for a Living — I’m Doing it, You Can Too!
This can make planning for trips or spending splurges difficult to calculate ... Regular Pay: You receive a salary, so your financial situation is stable. Instant Cash-Flow: There is no ramp-up; once you start, money starts flowing in.

Young investors are ditching home-ownership dream for lifestyle choice - The Australian
Not surprisingly, NSW is the hardest place to plan for accumulating wealth. Almost half of the residents found planning their life investments ''hard to very hard'' compared to just 36 per cent in Western Australia , where residential property prices.

West Gate Tunnel: Benefits deliberately distorted to support road, says expert - The Age
The economic and traffic benefits of Transurban's proposed $5.5 billion motorway through Melbourne's west were deliberately distorted and misrepresented in Victoria's assessment of the road, a former transport consultant on the project for the Andrews.

How the GFC changed this planner's business model - Professional Planner
Many planners were hit hard by the global financial crisis, and Raymond Pecotic was no different. Pecotic was a few years into his Empire Financial Group venture in Perth at the time, but like many planners , he was blindsided by the investment wipeout.

Industry keen to see FASEA's next move - Professional Planner
director of the Financial Ombudsman Service, Legal Practice Liability Committee (Vic) and Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, a co-chair of the ACCC Consumer Consultative Committee and a former chair of the Consumers' Federation of Australia.

Financial planners who charge for advice on tax must register - Professional Planner
As a financial planner or adviser, or a corporate authorised representative providing a tax ( financial ) advice service for a fee or reward, you are required to be registered with the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) in order to provide this service legally.

The Coach: Tax deductions for financial planning advice - The Australian
There are strict guidelines surrounding the deductibility of financial planning advice and the Australian Taxation Office has previously issued a specific tax determination on this matter (TD95/60). Generally speaking, costs associated with an initial.