Time to Reform FINRA: Mercatus Paper
A paper from the Mercatus Center's Hester Peirce argues that FINRA exhibits “a troubling independence from government, industry and the public.”
Has the Consumer Media Gotten the Fiduciary Message?
If some recent articles in The New York Times and Forbes are any indication, 2015 might become the year of "fiduciary-only."
Congress’ Call for SEC to Shift Resources: Dangerous Gambit
The implication is that the SEC has got all its other areas of responsibility so well under control that it ought to cut back there to keep a better eye on those rascally RIAs.
Faith-Based Advisor Group Requires a Real Commitment
Gaining a Qualified Kingdom Advisor designation isn’t for advisors who “just want to put a fish on their business card,” says Rob West.
The Real Value of an Advisor: 'Risk' and 'Managing'
Are your conversations with your clients about the 2014 markets different than in 2008-2009? We focus on helping clients understand what we mean by risk and managing.
Gen Y Wants It All, and They’re Willing to Pay for It
Young investors seem to have a “you get what you pay for” mentality, according to a recent report from Corporate Insight that surveyed retail investors.
Looking Ahead and Managing Change: 35 Years With Investment Advisor—Slideshow
This year is the 35th anniversary of Investment Advisor.
Money Anxiety Index at 6-Year Low: The Implications for Advisors
Advisors who want a better grasp on financial confidence should be looking at what people actually do with their money, not just what they say.
Millennials Aren't Meeting Their Match (in 401(k)s)
Millennials are increasingly enrolling in their company 401(k), but many aren't showing up on payday for the free money.
And After Mobile?
First coined by Kevin Ashton at MIT in 1999, the Internet of Things (or the IoT) is defined by Cisco Systems as “the network of physical objects accessed through the Internet."