SEC Shortens Trade Settlement Cycle to 2 Days From 3
The T+2 rule is designed to enhance efficiency and reduce risk, the SEC says.
Trump Education Department Now Allows Big Collection Fees on Defaulted College Loans
The new guidance affects loans from lending institutions made before the feds took over the student loan program in July 2010.
Female Advisors More Likely to Be Fired for Misconduct Than Male Advisors: NBER Study
Study found “the financial industry is willing to give male advisors a second chance, while female advisors are likely to be cast from the industry.”
Wells Fargo Card Requests Drop by Most Since Scandal Erupted
New checking accounts fall 43%, marking sixth straight decline; Mack says "it will take time" to work through reforms.
How Trump Presidency Is Boosting Demand for Impact Investing, ESG Funds
Trump's executive orders and proposed budget cuts affecting environmental and social programs are increasing demand for impact and ESG investments.
Advising Clients on Social Security: Talking Points, Part 2
This installment will discuss more advanced topics, like explaining Social Security retirement income eligibility, and COLAs.
More Merrill Departures: Recruiting Roundup
Raymond James adds an employee team, and HighTower grabs a breakaway duo; Triad recruits a group from Commonwealth Financial.
C Corp, S Corp or LLC for Breakaway Brokers? Each Has Tax Implications
Before making any choices, breakaway brokers should consult an experienced tax attorney or accountant familiar with the industry.
Tax Planning for Business Succession and Stock Purchase Agreements
Tax Facts experts answer questions regarding regarding business succession and stock purchase agreements.
Emergency Request to Block DOL Fiduciary Rule Filed in Texas Court
Industry groups including SIFMA asked the judge to stop the rule from taking effect while they appeal their case.