Why Betterment Delayed Trading After Brexit Vote
"During extraordinary events, we are extraordinarily prudent,” a Betterment spokesman said. But are they being overly cautious?
Cybersecurity, Anti-Money Laundering Top RIAs' Compliance Worries: Poll
Nearly 20% of firms said they had experienced a breach in the past 18 months, according to an IAA survey about advisors' top compliance concerns.
Sheryl Garrett: How DOL Fiduciary Rule Will Rein In ‘Gunslingers’
The hourly fee-only advice pioneer talks to ThinkAdvisor about how the DOL fiduciary rule will reshape advisor channels and change how advisors spend their time.
Recruiting Roundup: Raymond James Adds $205M Wells Team
Meanwhile, LPL Financial, U.S. Trust and others announce new affiliated reps and management hires.
Fiduciary Self-Assessments: Hype or Help?
Following the Institute for the Fiduciary Standard's Best Practices for Fiduciary Advisors can provide a substantial market boost to professional advisors.
New Firm Caps Account Fees at $1,500
With new portfolio-building technology, traditional fee structures just don't make sense, says CEO Scott MacKillop of First Ascent Asset Management in Denver.
Advisors Bullish on Themselves, Bearish on Market: Schwab Survey
Schwab's annual advisor survey finds optimism among RIAs, but concern over how they will differentiate themselves and meet client goals in the current investment climate.
Is There a Winning Personality Type for Top Advisors?
AssetMark researchers attempted to find out by studying 41 firms — and merely participating in the study boosted the firms' results.
Top Portfolio Products: Strategy Shares Launches With 2 Actively Managed ETFs
Products and services added during the past week go well beyond the usual new ETFs to include an investment banking platform and phone-based advice service.
Don Phillips: Truth Teller
Advisors are in the behavior modification business, not the investing business, said Don Phillips of Morningstar at his company's 28th annual investment conference in June.