3 DOL Fiduciary Compliance Challenges Advisors Face
An Aite Group survey of advisors asks how difficult they think various tasks will be under the fiduciary rule.
Financial Advisor Performance Data Is Biased, Many Investors Say
Some investors compare advisor reports to a school report card written by the student, Phoenix Marketing says.
How to Avoid Failure to Supervise
“Supervision” is one of those compliance buzzwords that gets tossed around like its meaning is obvious. I submit to you that it is not.
Raymond James, Dynasty Add Big Wirehouse Teams: Recruiting Roundup
Meanwhile, Cetera attracts a group with 55 indie advisors in Southern California.
Should You Outsource Your Investment Management?
Depending upon which studies you look at, somewhere between 25% and 50% of all advisors outsource some or all of their investment management functions.
Board to Death: Is the CFP Board’s New Fiduciary Standard Really Better Than No Standard at All?
Back in 2008, the CFP Board announced that it was revising its professional standards to include a requirement that CFPs act as fiduciaries for their clients.
Industry Needs to ‘Modernize’ to Accept Smaller Investors: Schwab
Wealth is more than "a specific sum of money" to many Americans, and the industry needs to adapt to accept this, Schwab execs say.
Socially Responsible Investing Starts With the Bottom Line
As mission-focused investing becomes more popular, advisors need to use a financial screen first when looking at potential investments.
Wealth Advisor, Heal Thyself: A 5-Question Checkup for Your Firm
Answering these questions will put your firm on the path to a healthy future.
Blackstone Booming Ahead in Nontraded REIT Business
Working with the wirehouses, rather than exiting the market like W. P. Carey, is Blackstone's approach.