Finding Your Client’s Place on the Efficient Frontier
Modern Portfolio Theory plays a role in academic finance, but for Dave Basten of API Funds, MPT plays a unique role in investment practice.
10 Best Websites for Financial Advisors: 2015
Dalbar’s quarterly review reveals which fund company sites offer advisor-specific and easily accessible content.
Top Portfolio Products: T. Rowe Adds Bond Funds
Hennion & Walsh roll out a sustainable investing trust, and truIndependence introduces an RIA platform.
SEC’s Gallagher: 4 Things White House Fiduciary Memo Got Wrong
The White House memo supporting the DOL measure is "thinly veiled propaganda designed to generate support for a widely unpopular rulemaking," the SEC commissioner said.
LPL Beats Q4 Estimates, Tops 14,000 Reps
Earnings improved 9% on strong asset growth and RIA-related results, as well as lower compensation costs.
Want to Lure Millennials? Forget ‘Retirement Planning’
XY Planning Network co-founder Alan Moore, 27, talks with ThinkAdvisor about his generation, his monthly fee model, and why advisors should rethink "retirement."
United Capital Adds 23-Member Wealth Management Team
A Denver-based wealth management firm with $2 billion in AUM happily casts it lot with United Capital, becoming its biggest acquisition to date.
Fiduciaries to Pay $39M for Raiding Death Benefit Plans; Outcry Over DOL Rule Continues
A federal court entered a $39.8 million judgment in favor of workers who participated in more than 400 death benefit plans.
A Different Approach to Recruiting: Lincoln Financial Network
“We’re not going to go out and just recruit for purposes of recruiting,” says Chris Flint, head of Advisor & Acquisition Strategies.
The Medium Is the Message, When the Subject Is Investor Protection
The Committee for the Fiduciary Standard suggests mainstream media have an important role in investor protection, but I wonder if the emphasis is misplaced.