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Kirsten Hastings


Kirsten is editor for International Adviser, covering global news stories about the financial services industry. She joined Last Word Media in October 2015 after two years working as a reporter covering the staffing and recruitment industry. Kirsten has a Masters in Financial Journalism from the University of Stirling. 

Premier League adviser jailed for seven years

Alternatives 21 Jan 19

Eight-year jail term for investment fraudster

Carbon credit scheme scammed £2.4m from 130 victims

Best Practice 21 Jan 19

Zombie drawdown pensioners risking retirement savings

It would take a mini market crash to push people to take action

Dismay at South Africa's 17% adviser exam pass rate

Industry 21 Jan 19

Advisers need a good environment and knowledge to flourish

‘People sometimes forget why they’re in this job – it’s to provide a service to clients’

Middle East 18 Jan 19

‘Magical wealth manager’ scams $3.7m from believers

Saudi police arrest expat claiming he could double people’s wealth using magic

Five views on how UAE advisers must tackle industry transition

Industry 17 Jan 19

Is a regulatory reprieve on the cards for small advice firms?

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority to review its impact

Industry 17 Jan 19

Vanguard founder dies

Jack Bogle stood firm in the face of ridicule to bring index mutual funds to individual investors

Industry 16 Jan 19

How much do advice firms advise on?

International Adviser research reveals a sharp divide in the size of advice firms

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