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Eight questions you should be asking your financial planner

By Eric Streso, Certified Financial Planner. Mismanagement of money can be devastating to your current financial status and your future. Financial advisors offer investors a holistic approach to their money matters that will see long-term financial stability with return on investment. However, seeking out the assistance of a financial planner to manage your wealth can be […]

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What’s the value of a financial adviser?

By Pieter Hugo, MD, Prudential Unit Trusts Let’s face it: many of us are reluctant to use a financial adviser to help us with our investments because we are worried about how much they will charge. We wonder if their input is really worth the fees we’re paying them – we want to know what their true […]

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Resignation of Mr Godfrey Nti as CEO of the Financial Planning Institute of SA

Resignation of Mr Godfrey Nti as CEO of the Financial Planning Institute of SA

The Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa (FPI) has today announced the resignation of the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Godfrey Nti with immediate effect. “The Board is thankful for Godfrey’s years of service and contribution to the organisation,” said Mr Ntai Phoofolo, chairperson of FPI Board of Directors, in a statement. “It has been an […]

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Top three for the FPI Financial Planner of the Year award announced

The Financial Planning Institute (FPI), a South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) recognised professional body, has recently announced the names of the top three professional financial planners who progressed to the third and final round of the 2018 FPI Financial Planner of the Year competition. In this final round, taking place today, the three entrants will […]

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Withdrawal of the Financial Planning Institute (FPI) as a recognised examination body

The FSCA confirms that the recognition of the Financial Planning Institute (FPI) as an examination body will be withdrawn. The process of transferring all examination data, records and archives over from the FPI to the FSCA will be completed by November 2018. The FPI will continue to provide the following support function until all examination […]

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FPI withdraws from conducting FAIS regulatory exams

Following the recent announcement by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) to suspend FPI’s authority to conduct FAIS regulatory examinations, the FPI Board announces today that it has temporarily withdrawn its status as an examination body for FAIS regulatory examinations. The withdrawal purely relates to the administration of FAIS regulatory examinations (RE1 and RE5). “In […]

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FSCA halts Regulatory Examinations administered by the FPI

The Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA) has instructed the Financial Planning Institute (FPI) to discontinue the delivery of the Regulatory Examination (RE) with immediate effect, it said in a statement today. This comes after the FSCA was alerted by a third party to alleged irregularities in the delivery of the exam. All current and future […]

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The Financial Planning Institute partners with the Hospice Palliative Care Association

The Financial Planning Institute (FPI) today, in celebration of Advanced Healthcare Planning Day, announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa (HPCA). The MOU seeks to reinforce FPI’s commitment to establish a close working relationship with HPCA to provide inter alia, financial planning education to […]

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