SEC Warns of Advisors Duping Investors With Fake Credentials
The SEC warned investors Wednesday to perform thorough background checks and brought two actions against advisors for falsifying credentials.
The 2015 Broker-Dealers Reference Guide
Over the 35-year history of Investment Advisor, the brokerage industry has seen monumental changes.
Thriving in Tomorrowland: How Advisors Can Adapt to Change
Forty-five years after Alvin Toffler warned us of future shock, four experts suggest how to prosper in today's tsunami of change.
The Benefits of Reverse Mentorship
Age sometimes begets hubris, a state of exaggerated self-confidence based on the belief that one has seen it all. As the abridged quote from Proverbs says, “Pride goeth before a fall.”
529 Plans: The College Savings Tool Most Families Don’t Know About
About two-thirds of families don't know what a 529 plan is, according to a recent survey. Here's what your clients should know.
Talk of FINRA as Advisor SRO Rears Its Head Again
A Republican on the House Financial Services Committee said at FINRA's annual conference that he would "explore" legislation to give FINRA advisor exam authority.
Mark Tibergien: Wisdom, Candor and Leadership—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
The leader of Pershing Advisor Solutions uses humor and wit to encourage advisors to do the right thing.
3 Reasons to Avoid an IRA Rollover
Advisors need to brush up on the technical aspects of 401(k) rollovers, which are not always in clients' best interests.
Chuck Schwab: Slaying Wall Street Dragons—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
Schwab’s values-driven management helped create a firm that made investing more accessible.
Moshe Milevsky: Big Change Is Coming—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
The next generation of advisors "may have very different skill sets in 30 years than their mentors do now," Milevsky says.