Regs and Tech Drive Asset Managers’ Back-Office Transformation
Four in five managers foresee major change to their operating models within two years, the data platform Confluence reports.
DOL Ready to Enforce Fiduciary Rule: Acosta
If firms are willfully violating the best-interest standard, which took effect June 9, Labor will use its enforcement authority, Acosta told lawmakers.
CFPB Director Richard Cordray Will Step Down Before End of November
Cordray’s exit opens the door for President Trump to install a more industry-friendly leader.
Forget Vanguard, Insurers Now Have Their Own ETFs to Sell You
The list of insurance company players in the passive market includes Principal, Prudential and Transamerica.
Betterment Adds Charitable Giving Feature in Time for Year-End Tax Moves
Betterment Charitable Giving will launch Nov. 28 and is available for all its retail investors and advisors using its advisory platform.
Tax Bill Could Be Doomed in Senate Thanks to ACA Mandate Repeal: Valliere
The Finance Committee also made permanent the 20% corporate tax rate and made several other major changes to the bill.
NAILBA Enters a New Age
The group has plenty to talk about at this week's conference.
How Can Advisors Reach the Top 10%?
Dr. Gerry Herbison of The American College says focus, and three other traits, are among the keys to helping financial advisors reach elite status.
Republicans Post Text of ACA Individual Mandate Proposal
One section in a package of proposed changes would set the penalty rate at 0%. Another could create an FMLA credit.
Thirty Million Americans Just Got High Blood Pressure
Hypertension is the second-largest cause of preventable heart disease after smoking.