2 Biggest Reasons Clients Trust Their Advisors
Vanguard assessed 32 skills, practices and behaviors for their effect on client trust. Interestingly, financial planning ability barely cracked the top 10.
Get Clients to Break Their ‘Money Silence’ or Lose Them
Kathleen Burns Kingsbury tells ThinkAdvisor about how advisors can significantly boost clients' financial literacy — and stop the next generation from firing them.
Trump Signs Elder Fraud Bill Into Law
The new law cracks down on telemarketing and email fraud and boosts penalties for health care fraud.
Younger Millionaires Want a ‘Personal CFO’: Fidelity
The ranks of Gen X and millennial millionaires are growing fast, but the share of this group using advisors is falling, fidelity finds.
Women Invest Like Men but With a Key Difference, Study Finds
Capital Group’s survey of women shows confidence in their investment decisions but not necessarily the power to execute.
DeVos Sued Over Plans to End Protections for Student Borrowers
A coalition of states is suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for her plans to end rules that protect student loan borrowers.
The Ear of the Beholder: Words Clients Hate, Words Clients Like
A Chubb research project found that it’s not what you say to prospects that matters; it’s what they hear.
Complaints by Student Loan Borrowers Yield Millions in Relief: CFPB
The CFPB's annual report extols the benefits of consumer complaints, which ultimately affect policy.
New HUD Reverse Mortgage Rules Change the Game for Borrowers
HUD recently implemented new rules that may make a reverse mortgage line of credit substantially less attractive to many seniors.
Move Over, Vanguard: State Street Slashes ETF Fees to Industry Lows
It is also launching SPDR Portfolios ETFs, a suite of 15 low-cost funds that will be available on TD Ameritrade's newly expanded ETF Market Center.