The Age of the Consumer – BT Thought Leadership Round TableAdvisers, licensees and life company peers joined forces recently to discuss the issues of the day for Australia’s life insurance industry, particularly in terms of how these issues impact the […] Read More
Unpacking ASIC’s Insurance ReportRiskinfo’s Senior Journalist, Emily Saint-Smith, takes a deeper look into ASIC’s Review of Retail Life Insurance Advice and the learnings for the industry… Read More

Why the Advice Industry Needs More WomenWhy is it important to increase the number of female financial advisers? The semi-finalists in this year’s AFA Female Excellence in Advice Award share their thoughts… Read More
Q and A with Damien MuFour months after his appointment as CEO of AIA Australia, riskinfo spoke to Damien Mu about his new role, and his outlook for the broader insurance industry… Read More
Sales is Not a Dirty WordThink there’s no place for selling in the new world of advice? Think again. Read More
Six Ways to Turbocharge your Marketing – before the end of the year!As the end of the year draws closer, Rachel Staggs shares some simple yet highly effective marketing strategies that other advisers are using to attract and retain clients… Read More
The Dangers of AlcoholSome surprising facts and figures about what constitutes excessive drinking and how to avoid it… Read More

Adviser Ratings: what it means for youZurich’s Andy Marshall encourages advisers to look again at a new website designed to rate and review financial advisers… Read More
Secrets to Great Client SurveysAlmost all business coaches would agree that the best way to find out what customers want is to ask them. But how do you know if you’re asking the right […] Read More
What is Your Insurance Advice Philosophy?Securitor is rolling out a program which aims to bring a new level of professionalism to the insurance advice process, and is challenging all risk specialists to do the same… Read More
Zurich Intergenerational Advice Series, Parts 1 and 2In this short video series, Zurich is seeking to assist advisers deliver an increase in the number of Australians seeking financial advice, by tapping into intergenerational advice… Read More
Turning Happy Clients into Ambassadors for your BusinessWhile many advice businesses believe they are delivering great service to their clients, they are still failing to generate sufficient referrals to take their business to the next level… Read More

Separating Yourself From The Pack – Differentiating Risk Advice StrategiesGuest contributor, Chris Unwin, envisages some fantastic opportunities unfolding for risk-focused advisers in future… Read More
What an Adviser Would Have Asked Mr Bowen…Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen recently addressed the AFA National Conference. Adviser Melinda Houghton shares the questions she would have asked Mr Bowen, if she’d had the chance… Read More
2014 AFA National Adviser ConferenceDelivered to advisers under the theme of ‘Innovate – Think; Create; Act’, the AFA’s 2014 National Adviser Conference was deemed by both delegates and exhibitors to be a successful event… Read More
AdviserEdge 2014‘Crank it up’ was the theme at the AdviserEdge 2014 Conference, held on the Gold Coast in August… Read More
FSC 2014 Annual ConferenceProfessionalism, international opportunities and advice regulation were some of the key topics discussed at this year’s FSC Annual Conference… Read More