Still Trying to Understand NAPFA’s New Membership Rules
I spoke to the fee-only organization’s CEO, Geoffrey Brown, but I remain confused. How about you?
Fund Firms Lag in Social Security Support to Advisors
Only BlackRock is recognized as a Social Security resource by a majority of advisors; the Social Security Administration is the top source of information overall.
Merrill: Using Clients’ Emotions to Build Better Portfolios
Merrill's Michael Liersch is using behavioral finance to zero in on clients’ unique investment personalities to reach better outcomes.
JPMorgan Investors Show Support for Dimon in Cancer Fight
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon will start treatment for throat cancer, raising new questions about succession plans at the biggest U.S. bank.
Morgan Stanley Advisors Get OK to Tweet
After a big LinkedIn push, the wirehouse hopes more financial advisors will embrace another social media platform.
LPL’s Largest Hybrid Is on a Wild Growth Tear
Independent Financial Partners CEO Bill Hamm explains how the firm increased AUM from $3.3 billion to $5.2 billion in a year.
Best Investment Firms Ranked by Advisors: J.D. Power 2014 Satisfaction Study
Overall, advisors are comfortable with their firms, but many are unhappy about their latest pay packages, according to the J.D. Power Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study.
ThinkAdvisor’s 2014 Q2 Earnings Calendar for the Finance Sector
A list of Q2 earnings release dates for companies of interest to financial advisors and investors
Raymond James, Baird, Wells Fargo Add Reps From Rivals
The freshly recruited teams include families as well as individual advisors.
Mutiny? Brokers Are Embracing Fiduciary Standard, if Not Their Employers
Deutsche Bank suit and countersuit show that some brokers are putting their clients' interests first even when their employers dictate otherwise.