George Kinder: Life Planning Is the Future—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
"It's really impossible to be a fiduciary without being a life planner," Kinder says.
Merrill, Securities America & Commonwealth Add Reps From Rivals
Meanwhile, Focus Financial shares news about its recent executive recruiting.
30 Worst Paying College Majors: 2015
Data collected by PayScale shows the university degrees with the least payback.
3 Questions to Ask Before Going Independent
If you're considering going independent, as many readers have told me via email, ask yourself these three questions to get started.
Tom James: Who 'Changed Everything' at Raymond James—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
Tom James became CEO of Raymond James Financial in 1970, succeeding his father Bob, and held that role until 2010; he remains chairman, and remains highly active on the big picture level for the company but also in recruiting new reps.
DOL Extends Fiduciary Comment Period by 15 Days
With the 15-day extension, “the initial comment period will be 90 days and the department anticipates the opportunity for public comments may be more than 140 days in total,” DOL says.
Edward Jones Among Best Employers for Military in 2015
Edward Jones has been recognized by CivilianJobs.com as a 2015 Most Valuable Employer for Military for its efforts to recruit and train military veterans as financial advisors.
American Century Grabs Ex-Wilshire Exec to Roll Out Liquid Alts
Cleo Chang will be in charge of the fund firm’s introduction of liquid alternative mutual funds expected later this year.
Advisors, You’ve Been Serve(d)! For ThinkAdvisor’s Military Survey
ThinkAdvisor invites advisors to tell us about your military service so we can share your stories in our ongoing Advisors Who Serve(d) slideshows.
Angie Herbers: Bridging the Gap—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
Angie Herbers sent a wake-up call to the profession 10 years ago, and she's been shepherding advisors through growth and change ever since.