Fidelity and Betterment, Once Partners, Become Robo Rivals
Fidelity says its digital deal with Betterment “was not gaining significant traction with our clients." Betterment's goal is to be the "leading digital-first custodian."
Schwab, Fidelity Halt Sales of RCS, AR Capital Products, Again
This news follows a recent decision by AR Capital to stop issuing new investment programs starting Jan. 1.
REITs Break Into World of Crowdfunding
Through an e-REIT, Fundrise plans to raise $50 million online to invest in commercial properties under new crowdfunding rules.
Choosing Technology for Your Advisory Firm—CRM and Financial Planning
Both software tools sit at the center of a planner’s practice. Here are some issues to consider, and resources to help you decide.
The Robo Threat Is Here to Stay. Are You?
Here are two ways advisors can thrive and survive in today's changing landscape.
10 Best Investing Sites for Mobile Users—2015: Dalbar
Dalbar ranked the mobile sites of 46 financial services companies and these 10 stood out for their design, content, security and more.
SEC Fines Virtus $16.5M for Failing to Probe F-Squared’s False Performance Claims
During the time Virtus used the false and misleading ads, its AlphaSector fund assets grew from $191 million to $11.5 billion, according to the SEC.
Scottrade to Pay $2.6M FINRA Fine Over Email Retention Failures
Scottrade failed to adhere to federal securities and FINRA rules under the 'Write-Once, Read-Many' or WORM format
9 Negative Phrases to Avoid With Clients (and What to Say Instead)
Check yourself before you wreck yourself. Always, always practice what you're going to say before calling a new prospect.
When Banks Cut Off Data From FinServ Sites, Who Wins?
Restricting data is “ultimately more harmful for the investor,” Orion's chief technology officer says.