BT Financial Group said the Government's announced reforms to improve FoFA strikes the right balance for Australians.
Westpac and BT Financial Group have launched a new service for people looking to move to Australia, through the Significant Investor Visa (SIV).
BT Financial Group's in-house equities research team eQR Securities has been awarded three 'Highly Recommended' ratings for its model equities portfolios by global rating agent Independent Investment Research (IIR).
BT's life insurance business has hit a significant milestone in its growth story, with one million policies now in-force.
Westpac General Insurance has launched a convenient new website feature that enables its home and contents customers to make claims online.
Securitor has been ranked by advisers as the best dealer group in the financial planning industry, according to research published by Investment Trends 2013 Planner Business Model Report.
Securitor has launched an online reference guide to help adviser's source up-to-date information on all the insurance products it offers.
BT Financial Group continues to honour its commitment to minimise the administrative burden for advisers at tax time by delivering more resources and faster delivery of investor statements through its Asgard and BT Wrap platforms.
Westpac Online Investing has launched Daily Share Tracker - an Australian-first feature which provides independent research and trading ideas based on a client's individual share portfolio and trading behaviour. The new service will be delivered to each client's inbox every day and will make it easier to track their investments.
From 1 July 2013, BT Protection Plans will be available through super accounts on Asgard platforms, ensuring customers and advisers have more choice and flexibility when accessing BT's market-leading life insurance products.
Westpac Private Bank has won the prestigious Outstanding Institution ($10m - $30m) Award at the Australian Private Banking Awards 2013 held in Sydney.
BT Financial Group has made a market-leading step towards supporting dealer groups and advisers in their Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) obligations after a major systems implementation for its Asgard and BT Wrap platforms.
Australians have just one week before inactive superannuation accounts with less than $2,000 must be sent to the Australian Tax Office.
The years following the GFC have transformed Australia into a nation of savers not spenders but the big question is, what is everybody saving for?
BT has expanded the list of managed funds eligible for Wrap Capital protection from over 80 to more than 150 following strong take-up by dealer groups and advisers.
BT Financial Group Brad Cooper addresses the American Chamber of Commerce on the future of superannuation in Australia.
BT Super for Life has launched a new online superannuation search, which allows new BT Super for Life customers to find their old superannuation accounts and combine them as part of their application - with only a couple of clicks.
Ascalon Capital Managers (Ascalon) today announced it has acquired a 30% stake in Singapore based alternative manager, RV Capital Management (RV Capital).
Young fashion star Christopher Esber last night won the BT Emerging Fashion Designer Award at a celebrity-studded event attended by some of Australia's leading fashion identities.
BT is celebrating the second anniversary of its life insurance products' launch to the independent financial adviser market, growing at 36% per annum, measured by new premium growth - the fastest growing life insurance provider by market share, compared to major competitors. BT now provides life insurance cover to more than 800,000 Australians.
Almost a third of Australian households are living from pay cheque to pay cheque and an astonishing 17 per cent would struggle to find $500-$1000 to deal with an emergency, according to the BT Australian Financial Health Index.