Families Saving More for College but Underestimating Costs: Fidelity
Fidelity's College Savings IQ survey also found that more families are using 529 college savings plans but many don't understand all the advantages.
Raymond James to Grab $5B Clearing Client From Pershing
It also recruited a husband-and-wife team from Merrill Lynch with some $160 million in assets.
As Advisors Jump Into AI, Experts Warn About Data
Thought leaders in the field urge firms to use caution about the quality of the data and algorithms being put into use.
FINRA Warns Investors About Fake Financial Designations
The alphabet soup of designations can be used to perpetrate fraud, FINRA warns.
LPL Makes Retirement Plan Push With FAs
Retirement Partners head Bill Beardsley and national sales chief Andy Kalbaugh are hoping to bring more LPL reps and ex-NPH advisors into the fold.
Think 7% Returns Are Coming Back Anytime Soon? Think Again.
Two prominent investment strategists cautioned advisors about future gains in client portfolios at FPA’s annual conference.
Indie BD Reps Most Likely to Outsource Model Portfolios: Cerulli
Advisors making their own investment decisions increases potential liability for broker-dealers under the DOL fiduciary rule.
Wagner's Bill to Repeal DOL Fiduciary Rule Set for Markup Next Week
The House Financial Services Committee is also set to mark up the Senior Safe Act of 2017.
Jordan Belfort, the ‘Wolf of Wall Street,’ Offers (Ethical) Sales Tips for Advisors
Belfort tells ThinkAdvisor about his Straight Line sales system and how his drug-addled past was actually worse than in the movie.
How to Attract More Female Advisors and Clients
This challenge should be top of mind for financial advisory firms, according to some panels at this week's FPA annual conference.