AFA and TAL announce 2019 AFA Excellence in Education Award Winner

ADELAIDE: 29 August, 2019 – The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and TAL are pleased to announce that Ben Nash of Pivot Wealth is the winner of the 2019 AFA Excellence in Education Award (the Award). The Award recognises, supports and rewards excellence in financial adviser education and was presented to Ben at the AFA Conference in Adelaide this evening.

CEO Philip Kewin said, “Never before have we seen such a focus on education driven by consumer awareness, regulatory reforms and the collective realisation of the importance of education. Ben has demonstrated a genuine ongoing commitment to education and professional development as a means of improving his value proposition to his clients and the broader community.”

Ben is a financial adviser and the founder of Pivot Wealth. He started Pivot Wealth to help young professionals set up a clear and easy-to-follow game plan for their money. Ben’s focus is to empower his clients to make the best financial choices for them and take action with confidence.

TAL Head of Licensees and Partnerships, Beau Riley, said, “TAL is very pleased to continue to support this Award, and joins with the AFA in congratulating Ben for his dedication to ongoing professional education and development.” Ben will receive an education scholarship for study with Kaplan to the value of $25,000.

The Award was presented at the AFA Conference in Adelaide this evening.

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About the AFA
The Association of Financial Advisers Limited (AFA) has been the authentic voice on the value of financial advice for over 70 years. Today, the AFA is a vibrant, innovative
association, where the underlying driver of policy is the belief that great advice transforms lives. To this end the AFA is striving to achieve the vision of Great Advice for More Australians. The AFA’s ongoing relevance as a professional association is derived from its success in engaging with the major stakeholders in financial advice including advisers, consumers, licensees, product and service providers, and the regulator and government. Culturally the AFA believes in the value of collaboration to create powerful outcomes and this drives how we achieve influence and work towards our vision.

About TAL
TAL is one of Australia’s leading life insurance specialists. For more than 140 years, TAL has been protecting people, not things. Today, TAL insures almost 4 million Australians and offers life insurance through the following channels: direct to consumer; through a financial adviser; and via group and workplace superannuation schemes. TAL is part of the Dai-ichi Life Group, one of the world’s largest insurance groups.

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