NFL's 49ers Strike Deal With Robo-Advisor Wealthfront
Team will pick up advisory fees on first $100,000 invested by front-office employees and former players, to whom Wealthfront will provide financial education.
As Kleintop Leaves LPL for Schwab, Will Morale Suffer?
The latest high-profile departure from LPL "does not bode well" for staff morale, says one recruiter; others disagree.
IRS Warns on Phone Scams as Its Contractors Put Taypayer Info at Risk
Agency warns of the biggest phone scam it has ever seen; meanwhile, a report finds IRS gave contractors taxpayer data without mandatory background checks.
Commonwealth Grabs Group From LPL-Affiliated Firm
Benjamin W. Wong and Associates joined Commonwealth after their previous firm, Financial Telesis, was bought by an ex-LPL exec.
Schorsch's RCAP Buys Girard, Nears 10,000 FAs
RCS Capital moves to add Girard Securities to the expanding Cetera Financial Group of IBDs led by Larry Roth.
Schorsch's RCS Rebrands IBD Unit, Stays With Pershing
The unit, renamed Cetera Financial, will include expanded marketing platform and consulting services, Cetera CEO Larry Roth said.
American Century Hires Former Goldman Exec as Global Products Chief
The Kansas City, Missouri-based fund family taps Glen Casey to expand products and sales.
Target-Date Funds Boost Assets but Underperform in Q2: Morningstar
The industry continues to lower expenses as passive management grows in popularity.
H.D. Vest Rolls Out Financial Planning Software for Advisors
The software gives its nearly 5,000 advisors more access to information on client assets, even those held at other firms.
Schorsch’s RCAP Buys Another IBD, Reports Q2 Results
VSR Group will join RCAP’s Cetera Financial group, boosting its advisor count to more than 9,200.