Top 3 Ways BDs Can Help FAs With DOL-Related Platform Shifts
Broker-dealers should help advisors with new technology, criteria for picking third-party asset managers and improved planning tools.
7 Exclusions From the Fiduciary Rule ‘Investment Advice’ Definition
The rule, or something like it, could still take effect. Better be prepared.
A Low Volatility Trap Is Inflating Market Bubbles
Maybe the artificial calm in the investment markets will come to a bad end.
Affordable Care Act 'Repeal and Replace': A Political Autopsy
One implication may be that support for Medicaid is a lot stronger than it used to be.
ICOs Will Stay in SEC’s Enforcement Crosshairs
In short, the SEC will be looking at initial coin offerings for violations of the sort they routinely look for in other contexts.
The Hepatitis C Market Is Worse Than Wall Street Thinks
The drugs cured many of the people with the disease — and insurers bargained hard.
The Post-Policy Republicans Are in Control
The author says reliance on ‘unfocused resentment’ has hurt Republicans’ ability to govern.
Life Insurance as a Retirement Asset
The author says selling a policy is one way to help clients cope with income volatility.
The 3 Best Ways Indie Firms Can Add Female Advisors
The industry knows it needs to diversify, and steps being highlighted at the Ladenburg Institute of Women & Finance Symposium can help.
Inbound Marketing: Give Prospects What They Want, for Free
If you’re not using inbound marketing to help build your book of business, you’re missing out on a tremendous opportunity.