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Much debate on new CE proposals

IFB Academy gives financial professionals the opportunity to earn CE credits by taking online courses

The growing costs and efforts associated with compliance are taking a toll on smaller dealers and independent advisors, the associations states in a submission to Finance Canada

Five qualities to consider when hiring staff

Both groups are in agreement that eliminating embedded commissions would have serious repercussions for dealers and their advisors

Feds to consider expanded services from banks, fintechs

Regulators must take their role of ensuring an efficient and competitive marketplace more seriously, according to the head of the IFB

Scott Findlay, the new head of the IFB, says that maintaining the independence of financial advisors is crucial to ensuring that clients have the best options in product choice and advisor compensation

The group is concerned that if the premiums become taxable, many employers will discontinue or reduce extended health-care coverage

  • By: IE Staff
  • January 23, 2017 January 23, 2017
  • 11:15
Insurance industry must step up succession planning efforts

Findlay to replace incumbent John Dargie

Industry associations unite to strengthen training for independent advisors

  • By: IE Staff
  • November 18, 2015 November 18, 2015
  • 15:50

IFB chairman say he’s pleased Ontario Bill 157 died on the order paper

John Dargie re-elected to a third term as president and chairman