Why NASAA Is Leading the Charge Against Elder Fraud
At least one-third of the enforcement actions initiated by state securities regulators involve senior investors, and NASAA is tackling the issue head on.
In Search of the Best Financial Planning Software: MoneyGuidePro
Is MoneyGuidePro the right financial planning software for you? It's got many impressive features, for sure, but also a few drawbacks.
Could FPA’s Waning Power Lead to Its Untimely Demise?
Its membership has shrunk even as the number of CFP certificants has risen. The FPA is at a crossroads.
Pay-to-Play Compliance Reminders for Advisors at Election Time
Remember Rule 206(4)-5 of the Investment Advisers Act? The SEC does. You should, too, especially if you or your advisory firm associates make political contributions.
Dave Ramsey’s 4 Worst Pieces of Financial Advice
It is unfortunate that radio “shock jocks” influence personal financial planning. Dave Ramsey may be the king of bad advice.
Coaches Corner: 5 Steps to Creating Systems for Your Practice
Want to build a more effective team and a more scalable business? Follow these steps in creating a system.
Should the FPA Get Behind the CFP Board, or Go It Alone?
The FPA appears to be at a crossroads in its history, having to decide between two paths for its future.
Can Financial Planning Be Profitable?
Here’s how I make sure I’m at least covering my costs, and my time, in creating a new plan.
A 5-Step Process to Utilize Your Existing Technology: Adoption & Summary
Buy-in and adoption of both new and existing technologies starts from the top and radiates from there.
6 Steps to Using Social Media to Build Your Advisory Business
Being trusted, engaging and responsive on social media outlets are keys to success when communicating online.