CFP Board’s Online Forum for Test Takers Gains Big Following
The CFP Board has created an online forum to give candidates pursuing their CFP marks a chance to interact with other test takers.
FINRA Fines, Suspends Avenir Financial Group, Bars Former CEO
FINRA fined Avenir $229,000 and took action against its former CEO for misconduct including fraudulent sales.
In 5 Years, Wealth Management Will Be Transformed: Roubini ThoughtLab
The detailed report shows that many financial advisors may not understand how fast wealth management will change in the coming years.
Time for Advisors to Move Beyond ‘Fintech Fear’: PwC Report
While most wealth managers fear losing business to fintech companies, fewer than half have put fintech at the center of a digital strategy.
DOL Fiduciary Rule Causes Pullback on Sale of Annuities, Funds by Insurers
State Farm Insurance says it will not accept liability on the future sale of annuities or mutual funds.
15 Best Paying Jobs for College Business Majors: 2016
ThinkAdvisor used PayScale’s College Salary Report, which collected data from 1.4 million graduates, to find the top jobs.
Senators Grill Wells Fargo CEO Over Sales Practices
The Senate banking committee condemned Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf on Tuesday for the bank's failure to prevent abusive sales tactics.
Wells Fargo CEO Takes Beating as Lawmakers Demand Accountability
Warren says Wells Fargo's Stumpf should resign, face criminal investigation over opening of 2 million accounts without clients' permission.
Goldman Picks a Side in One of the Fed's Most Contentious Debates
Economists try to get to the bottom of inflation's chicken-or-egg problem.
When Advisors Break Away, Cybersecurity Also Gets Broken
While breakaway advisors may have the freedom to embrace new technologies, that freedom comes with new cybersecurity risks.