Why Investors Often Underperform the Funds They Own
Morningstar's latest "Mind the Gap" report boosts the argument for why investors need advisors.
What Fee Compression? Advisor Fees Show Little or No Decline
Reports of fee compression among financial advisors are overblown, according to new analysis from Envestnet.
LPL Chief Risk Officer Oroschakoff Is Now Firm’s Top Lawyer
She expands her role as David Bergers departs LPL for a position in private practice.
Secretary Acosta, Candor and the DOL Rule
Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta’s Wall Street Journal op-ed last week on the DOL fiduciary rule is a public service.
4 Ways Young CFPs Can Balance Passion and Practice
Many millennials are adamant about succeeding in the workplace while also figuring out a way to spend time on things that fuel their passions.
DOL’s (Possible) Loss Could Be Your Gain
Many advisors are lamenting attempts to dismantle Labor’s new fiduciary rule. Bob Clark has a different take.
Don’t Let Your Business Control Your Life
Money and business are inherently selfish and will overwhelm advisors who lack direction.
DOL Looking for Reason to Delay Full Fiduciary Compliance Date: Lawyer
The department says it will issue a Request for Information; the findings could give it cover to delay past Jan. 1, lawyer Erin Sweeney says.
Honoring Advisors Who Serve(d): Memorial Day, 2017
ThinkAdvisor’s yearly slideshow honors 14 military veterans this Memorial Day who also serve in the financial advisory industry.
DOL Fiduciary Deadline Is Coming. Here’s a Compliance Checklist
Compliance firms and attorneys are busy giving advisors, BDs and plan sponsors a to-do list as the June 9 compliance date nears.