7 Tips to Maximize Social Security Benefits From an Ex-SSA Director
With all of the rules and changes in Social Security, Kurt Czarnowski offers tips and advice to advisors.
Betterment Study Urges Strong Oversight of Advisors Working With 401(k) Plans
The study, conducted by Forrester Consulting, recommends that employers demand more information on 401(k) fees and investment decisions from advisors.
If Advisors Get Dementia, What Happens to Their Clients?
Advisors hopefully have a plan for clients who show signs of dementia, but what happens if advisors’ own decline prevents them from fulfilling their duties?
Recruiting Roundup: Wells Fargo, United Capital & SFA Add Teams
Meanwhile, Autonomous Research says Alexey (Lex) Sokolin has joined the group as head of fintech strategy.
Number of Active CFP Professionals Reaches All-Time High
Since 2007, the number of CFP professionals has grown more than 34%.
RIAs Continue to Gobble Up Wirehouses' Market Share: Cerulli
Cerulli's survey of asset managers identified RIAs and BD mega-teams as having the largest pockets of opportunity to increase market share.
Advisor: Does Your Firm Have Investment Discretion?
Investment discretion is not to be taken lightly, since it is intertwined with other regulatory concepts and even ERISA. Can you say "DOL fiduciary rule"?
Will DOL Fiduciary Rule Drive RIAs to — or From — BDs?
Broker-dealers have an opportunity to ease RIAs’ compliance burden brought by the DOL fiduciary rule, the 2016 Broker-Dealers of the Year say.
Banks, Credit Unions Lose More Than $8M per Departing Rep: LPL Study
“Doesn’t it make sense to spend some of that money to keep the advisors, before it walks out the door with them?” the authors asked.
Growth in AUM, Revenue Halved for RIAs in 2015: FA Insight
Firms that are merely riding the market tide are being left behind their peers, FA Insight finds.