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  1. tech/a

    Financial Advisors --- What SHOULD they be able to advise on?

    I'm one of those who doesn't have a great deal of time for F/A's I have a few friends who are F/A's and frankly there is only one of 3 who's advice I value. I find most F/A's are hog tied by their dealer principal--they are no more than a glorified Managed Fund sales manager. We have had...
  2. K

    Financial advisors don't advise...

    Just got shonky advise from yet another "Financial Advisor" that proved to be horrible....had to stop and ask myself why am I taking advise from a guy that drove a Honda to work?! seems to me they are more concerned with sounding smart then actually being it! Heck, I could give uninformed advise...
  3. M

    Financial Advisors

    Hi Everyone, I'm very raw with the share market and am looking at some financial advisors, I've been recommended Stanford Brown Financial Advisors from my accountant, which are based in Sydney. Has anyone had any dealings with this advisor? Also what do they usually charge? There seems to be...
  4. Garpal Gumnut

    ASIC Damning Report on Financial Advisors Incompetence - 21/12/2012

    I have frequently spoken of my complete and utter disregard of Financial Advisors, a polity often composed of Wet behind the ears Youths, Ageing Insurance salesmen and Had-It ex minor Sporting stars, coaches and hangers-on. To my surprise my good friend Sally Patten, with Leng Yeow has a...
  5. matty2.0

    Financial Advisors? Why?

    Okay ... who here uses financial advisors to manage their wealth?? In light of recent events e.g. Storm Financial ... can you please enlighten me on why? No disrespect, but I have never understood why you would actually need someone to tell you where to put your money with the wealth of...
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