DOL Fiduciary Rule Puts Advisors on Tricky Terrain
Firms and advisors must now untangle knotty questions raised in the rule.
Ex-Morgan Advisor, Ami Forte, Grapples With Fallout of Affair With Billionaire Client, Roy Speer
After FINRA ruled that Speer’s widow should be paid back $34 million, Morgan Stanley fired Forte, arguably the firm’s most prominent financial advisor.
Kotlikoff: Congress Took a ‘Meat Cleaver’ to Social Security Claiming Rules
Laurence Kotlikoff tells ThinkAdvisor about “gotchas” in the new rules beyond ending file-and-suspend and points out a loophole that could give some couples $120,000.
Janet Tavakoli: How to Uncover Fraud and Unleash Your Portfolio
The outspoken risk consultant talks to ThinkAdvisor about the biggest red flags for financial fraud and the two “big shorts” she sees now.
Overcoming the Fear of Advisors
Anxieties about working with advisors are common — and can be allayed.
Meb Faber’s Radical Dividend Investing Strategy: Avoid Dividend Stocks
The money manager and popular blogger told ThinkAdvisor how he is questioning one of the most hallowed strategies of investing.
Condom Pizza and Breast Milk Shots: True Stories From a Woman on Wall St.
Seven-year Bear Stearns veteran Maureen Sherry talks to ThinkAdvisor about the harassment she received from male co-workers — so brazen it inspired a fiction book.
Ryan Ellis: Why Your Taxes Keep Going Up ... and Up ...
The "high priest of Republican tax cutting" talks to ThinkAdvisor about bracket creep, tax-efficient investments and the surprises taxpayers are facing this year.
How to Build a Wirehouse Team That Works
Collaborative practices are a prevailing trend at the largest firms; here’s what advisors are learning on the front lines.
Dalbar’s Harvey: DOL Fiduciary Rule’s Cost to Brokers’ Businesses
The Dalbar CEO talks to ThinkAdvisor about how the rule will change brokers’ day-to-day jobs and how those who embrace their fiduciary duties will profit.