Other Polls

As a financial adviser have you made adequate provisions for your own risk and investment requirements?

Ran from 31 Aug 2010 to 15 Sep 2010

Consumer Protection Act: The Act should make it easier to buy and sell insurance products without compromising consumers. And that?s what we should focus on. Are you ready for the CPA?

Ran from 25 Aug 2010 to 30 Aug 2010

Unit trusts remain popular with private investors wanting to stockpile extra cash for retirement. There are new financial products which could prove popular among the traditional unit trust consumer. Do you consider ETF's as a viable alternative?

Ran from 12 Aug 2010 to 12 Sep 2010

Were you disappointed by the failure of industry stakeholders to agree on a Financial Sector Charter?

Ran from 02 Aug 2010 to 11 Aug 2010

Do you think government is capable of implementing and administering a mandatory third party insurance system?

Ran from 06 Jul 2010 to 17 Aug 2010

Are you happy with the costs levied on and returns generated by so-called new generation retirement annuities?

Ran from 30 Jun 2010 to 01 Aug 2010

Professionals say you must save consistently over 40-years to ensure financial security for retirement. But it seems financial shocks like the sub-prime crisis can scupper plans. Have any of your clients been forced to reassess their retirement date?

Ran from 24 Jun 2010 to 05 Jul 2010

NHI: Government is trying to push through a plan that in its most basic form will burn through 25% of annual tax revenue before a cent is spent on other social imperatives. Does it make sense for government to proceed with this plan?

Ran from 21 Jun 2010 to 29 Jun 2010

?White label? financial products and ?binder? arrangements typically blur the line between the duties of product providers, distributors and administrators. Is there too much room for conflict of interest in existing binder arrangements?

Ran from 26 May 2010 to 20 Jun 2010

Board notice 58 of 2010 is available from the Financial Services Board website ( Have you taken the time to read the conflict of interest amendments to the General Code?

Ran from 06 May 2010 to 25 May 2010
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