12 Worst Financial Advisors in America: 2012
AdvisorOne found BrokerCop.com’s list and ranked each “Advisor Horribilis” from the past year in reverse order of horribleness, balancing amount of money stolen with amount of “ick” factor involved.
Honoring Advisors Who Serve(d): July 4, 2012, Slideshow
In our latest slideshow honoring advisors and their partners who served in the armed forces, we present 18 men and women deserving of praise.
Top 10 Countries for Economic Growth
AdvisorOne highlights the countries based on growth potential from 2010 to 2050, culled from the Knight Frank and Citi Private Bank Wealth Report for 2012.
Top 20 Companies for Annuity Sales
Although sales of annuities fell in the second half of 2011, first-half sales were so strong they propelled total sales up by 8% in 2010, to $240.3 billion, says a LIMRA report.
Top 7 Richest Stadium Naming Deals by Financial Services Firms
Stadiums and arenas used to be named to match the owners’ outsize egos or for some geographic locale or noble idea that resonated with fans—Comiskey Park, Candlestick Park, Boston Garden. Many are now named to match the owners’ growing thirst for cash.
Top 25 Fastest Growing Fund Managers
Quite a few of the top 25 fastest growing fund managers for last year came from boutique firms, according to Strategic Insight’s Simfund database.
Top 10 Dumbest States for Financial IQ
A study by the nonpartisan EBRI shows the difference in financial literacy and behavior for each state and Washington, D.C. To determine which states had the lowest financial IQ, AdvisorOne added each states’ ranking in the two categories and, like golf, the highest scores lost.
Top 10 Smartest States for Financial IQ
A study by the nonpartisan EBRI shows the difference in financial literacy and behavior for each state. To determine which states had the highest financial IQ, AdvisorOne added each states’ ranking in the two categories and, like golf, the lower scores won.
Top 10 Biggest Tax Breaks: What to Cut to Trim Deficit?
We need to slash the deficit, right? So which of these 10 treasured, and costly, tax deductions would you cut to save the country from fiscal ruin?
Dodd-Frank Anniversary: Big Reform Followed by Mixed Progress—Slideshow
Like many well-meaning legislative efforts, the law has become clouded by political mud fights and has ballooned in size and scope.