Industry Hit by Class Actions
It is no surprise that federal securities class action filings increased in 2008 over the previous year's levels given the upheaval in the financial markets...
Fixing Fiduciary Failings
The Retirement Advisor Profile The advisor: Blaine Aiken The firm: fi360 The Web site: www.fi360.com The approach: Promoting the fiduciary standard worldwide, and educating companies and individuals as to...
Thesis. Antithesis. Synthesis.
The advisor: John Carl The firm: Retirement Learning Center LLC, and the PlanSponsor Institute The Web site: www.retirementlc.com The approach: Providing content...
New Retirement Think Tank
Group's charter is to tackle income options and help advisors
Reinvesting Profits to Generate Income
Stephan Cassaday, CEO of Cassaday & Company, Inc., has developed a retirement investment process that he uses to make sure retirees do not outlive their...
The Retirement Angle
Conditions are improving for the increased use of exchange-traded funds in 401(k) plans, according to their proponents in the third-party administrator and investment fields. Before...
A Two-Way Retirement Transition Plan
James Zimbardi at Allgen Financial Services in Florida is part of a team that is recruiting established advisors from standalone shops as well as from...
The 6% Retirement Income Solution
Robert Lamb and his business associate Peter Sullivan have designed a retirement income strategy that bucks conventional wisdom by allowing clients to withdraw an initial...
What's NEXT for Reg S-P?
Firms recruiting breakaway brokers need to be wary in the wake of a very stern administrative law judge's decision sanctioning NEXT Financial Group, Inc. for...
Insuring 401(k) Success Via Annuities
Michael Salley is one of those ever-growing group of advisors who have become independent and taken their Wall Street knowledge to Main Street, bringing along...