We have access to a digital advice platform called A.S.A.P. This is a highly efficient and cost-effective way to request SMSF product advice when a licensed adviser is required.
On 1 July 2016, ASIC changed the licensing requirements for accountants. Some of the advice we were previously able to provide now needs to be issued under an Australian Financial Services Licence. The costs of having a license are expensive which would increase the cost of our client services. We have therefore taken the decision to refer clients to A.S.A.P. who offer a purpose built advice platform for SMSF clients, which is faster and less expensive than the alternatives. A standard Statements of Advice from A.S.A.P. costs only $275 which is much less than other compliant alternatives.
Examples of decisions where advice from A.S.A.P. would be recommended:
For more aggressive investment strategies including negatively geared rental properties inside and outside of superannuation, Equiti Private Wealth provides a highly customised and sophisticated financial advisory service.
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