Joel Bruckenstein: DOL Rule Is Coming; Time for a Tech Update
The advisor tech guru talks to ThinkAdvisor about what the DOL rule means for advisors, technologically speaking.
Piwowar Likely SEC Acting Chair, Could Be New Chair: Ex-Commissioner Aguilar
At MarketCounsel, Luis Aguilar says Michael Piwowar would not advance an SEC fiduciary rule.
OCC Will Begin Issuing National Charters for Fintech Firms
The OCC is developing a formal policy for issuing special purpose national bank charters to fintech firms that provide banking services.
Year-End Tax Planning More Urgent as GOP Policy Changes Loom
Since tax policy is likely to change soon in big ways, here are some suggestions for financial advisors working with wealthy clients.
Casady Leaving LPL at ‘Challenging Time,’ Recruiters Say
The independent broker-dealer says President Dan Arnold will take over from Mark Casady next month.
What the Future of Social Security Looks Like: Bill Reichenstein
Reichenstein, a CFA and university professor, explains how to extend the trust fund's solvency and reveals some strategies retirees overlook.
Fee Compression, Compliance Are Top Concerns for Advisors: SEI Survey
Only 11% of the advisors surveyed are ready for the implementation of the DOL fiduciary rule in 2017.
Jefferson National Study Profiles Investors and Financial Advisors
Shared characteristics and preferences can lead to alignment of interests.
Obama’s Cybersecurity Commission Issues Final Report
The nonpartisan commission identifies six imperatives for current, and new, administrations to take action on.
Fed’s Dudley Says He Favors Tighter Monetary Policy Over Time
New York Fed President William Dudley signaled that he approves of higher interest rates over time as the economy continues to improve.