Fee Compression, Compliance Are Top Concerns for Advisors: SEI Survey
Only 11% of the advisors surveyed are ready for the implementation of the DOL fiduciary rule in 2017.
CANNEX Brings Greater Transparency to Annuity Market: Top Portfolio Products
In other product news, Invesco and iShares expand their ETF lineups.
Why RIAs and IBDs Favor ETFs Over Actively Managed Funds 4 to 1
The increased flows into ETFs are due to many factors including the DOL fiduciary rule.
Which Robo-Advisors Are Best? To Find Out, an RIA Invests in Them
Condor Capital, a New Jersey-based RIA, invested in about a dozen robo-advisors to measure their comparable performance.
Citizens Financial to Start Robo-Advisory Platform With SigFig
The Royal Bank of Scotland is partnering with SigFig to launch a robo-advisor platform next year.
A Trump Repeal of the DOL Fiduciary Rule? Not So Fast
Advisors and broker-dealers on a Nasdaq-sponsored panel recommend that advisors not count on a repeal of the rule anytime soon.
Financial Services Explained, Pt. 3: The Levels of Independent Advice
In this post in our series, an explanation of the different affiliation models of professional advice-givers, aka advisors.
In DOL/Post-DOL Fiduciary World, RIAs Need to Re-Differentiate
How RIAs should respond to what's likely to be a new wave of deregulation.
Financial Advisors Voted Overwhelmingly for Trump: FSI Poll
Financial advisors favored Trump over Clinton by a ratio of more than 3 to 1, according to a post-elction poll from FSI.
Meir Statman: What ‘Normal People’ Really Want From Advisors
Professor Statman talks about next-gen behavioral finance, how to manage clients’ well-being and why annuities can “emit the smell of death.”