Obama Endorses DOL Fiduciary Redraft, Girds for Fight
“If you want to give financial advice, you have to put your clients’ interest first,” Obama said Monday, blasting “backdoor payments” and high fees.
Lockheed to Pay $62 Million to End Worker Pension Lawsuit
Employees and retirees say the defense firm charged them “unreasonable and excessive” fees on retirement plans.
Obama Tells DOL to Move Forward With Its Fiduciary Redraft
President Obama to speak at AARP about DOL’s fiduciary redraft; White House to also release its report on redraft.
Is Crowdfunding the Great Investment Equalizer?
The collaborative nature of crowdfunding can be ideal for some investors, particularly women. And there's room for advisors to help.
The Kids Are Not All Right, Financial Pros Worry
Two recent studies from UBS and Million Dollar Round Table found that millennials are less likely to plan ahead than other generations.
LPL Beats Q4 Estimates, Tops 14,000 Reps
Earnings improved 9% on strong asset growth and RIA-related results, as well as lower compensation costs.
Want to Lure Millennials? Forget ‘Retirement Planning’
XY Planning Network co-founder Alan Moore, 27, talks with ThinkAdvisor about his generation, his monthly fee model, and why advisors should rethink "retirement."
US Facing $4 Trillion Retirement Shortfall, EBRI says
For early baby boomers on the verge of retirement, the savings deficit for married households is $19,304 per individual.
Fiduciaries to Pay $39M for Raiding Death Benefit Plans; Outcry Over DOL Rule Continues
A federal court entered a $39.8 million judgment in favor of workers who participated in more than 400 death benefit plans.
A Different Approach to Recruiting: Lincoln Financial Network
“We’re not going to go out and just recruit for purposes of recruiting,” says Chris Flint, head of Advisor & Acquisition Strategies.