AFA and OnePath announce 2019 AFA Rising Star

ADELAIDE: 29 August, 2019 – The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and OnePath are pleased to announce this year’s AFA Rising Star is Chris Carlin from Master your Money Now.

The AFA Rising Star Award (the Award) recognises the brightest new talent in advice and recognises newer advisers who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in advice.

AFA CEO, Philip Kewin said, “Chris shone amongst his peers for his commitment to personal growth and unique and engaging approach to educating and empowering clients. Chris sees challenges as opportunities and is a terrific role model for the future of financial advice.’”

Chris is a financial planner and mortgage broker, and the founder of Master Your Money Now, a business he launched in Geelong in July 2018. Chris joined the financial advice industry in 2011 as a paraplanner, and has been working as a financial adviser since March 2016 and as a mortgage broker since February 2019. He holds a bachelor of Commerce from Deakin University and his blog, Master Your Money Now, has been rated within the top 10 Personal Finance Blogs in Australia.

Natalie Jarvis, Head of Strategic Accounts and Sales Strategy at OnePath said, “OnePath has proudly partnered with the AFA to recognise new talent in advice via the Award since 2005. The Award recognises exceptional new advisers while also offering them the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to excellence in advice.”

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


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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
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