Vanguard Boasts a Trillion Dollars Worth of Boredom and Counting
Martha King makes the non-excitement of Vanguard into a virtue at the Inside ETFs Conference.
Affluent Investors Bet on Tech, Energy for 2015
Morgan Stanley's latest Investor Pulse poll breaks down affluent investors' most- and least-loved sectors and reveals what they fear the most.
12 Key Insights for Financial Advisors and Clients
Marketing and communication between clients and advisors depends largely on use of marketing tools that vary by age and affluence, EY finds.
BrightScope’s AdviceMatch Connects Clients With Advisors, Robos
BrightScope has launched a new product, AdviceMatch, that helps consumers determine whether a human advisor or an online platform is a better fit for them.
FINRA Arbitration Data Under Fire Again
Public interest groups prod FINRA's Arbitration Task Force to push for more transparency.
DNA Holds the Key to What Financial Consumers Want
As with Americans' ignorance of many other matters, most “investors” don’t know a fiduciary from a Form ADV. And they don’t want to.
Student Debt Could Be Discharged in Bankruptcy Under New House Bill
Meanwhile, college savings proponents are rebelling against one of Obama's college-related proposals.
S&P Got a Little Casual With Its Mortgage Ratings
Here's a story the SEC tells about Standard & Poor's 2010 holiday party that ends in $67 million in fines for S&P.
Add Millennial Clients Before They Get Wealthy
“Advisors can’t wait until this next generation is wealthy before they start rolling out the red carpet,” TDAI's Tom Nally said.
NY Fed’s Dudley, CFAs: Industry Has a Big Trust Problem. Are Advisors the Solution?
To restore investors' trust, Wall Street’s leaders must lead by actions, not words, but advisors themselves are part of the solution.