DOL Extends Fiduciary Comment Period by 15 Days
With the 15-day extension, “the initial comment period will be 90 days and the department anticipates the opportunity for public comments may be more than 140 days in total,” DOL says.
Edward Jones Among Best Employers for Military in 2015
Edward Jones has been recognized by CivilianJobs.com as a 2015 Most Valuable Employer for Military for its efforts to recruit and train military veterans as financial advisors.
Forget Fiduciary: Real Battle Coming Over Harmonization
SEC "hasn’t been doing its job for a long time," MarketCounsel CEO Brian Hamburger says, and the DOL fiduciary controversy obscures a bigger fight ahead.
Advisors, You’ve Been Serve(d)! For ThinkAdvisor’s Military Survey
ThinkAdvisor invites advisors to tell us about your military service so we can share your stories in our ongoing Advisors Who Serve(d) slideshows.
Dividend-Paying Stocks May Be Riskier Than Many Think
"Some of the highest dividend-paying stocks tend to be some of the riskiest,” says Jim Cahn, CIO of Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services.
Wells Fargo Adds Morgan Stanley Reps; LPL Picks Up Team From JPMorgan
Also, an LPL affiliate forms an RIA partnership to attract new reps to its network.
Lou Harvey: Looking for Mr. Dalbar—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
The wizard behind the curtain of the ubiquitous research firm helped popularize behavioral finance and keeps the industry on top of important issues.
Socially Responsible Investing: A Way to Attract Younger Clients
More than one-quarter of investors under 45 allocate at least 25% of their investable assets in socially responsible companies, according to a new survey from Spectrem.
Duke’s Coach K: Lessons on How Advisors Can Build the Best Teams
“Teams work better if their members have a sense of ownership,” said Coach Mike Krzyewski.
Envestnet Offers Digital Tool to Battle Robo-Advisors
The Advisor Now portal is designed to help advisors deliver comprehensive “wealth management services where and when clients want them,” said Envestnet CEO Jud Bergman.