Investors Say No to FINRA’s CARDS Plan
"Data from this survey reveals that investors have serious concerns about the CARDS proposal and the risks such a system could pose to their privacy," says SIFMA CEO Bentsen.
How Advisors Can Be the Next Disruptors
Financial advisors needn’t fear the ravages of disruptive technology, Jud Bergman, Spenser Segal and Eric Poirier say.
Social Security Is Failing Elderly Women: Sen. Wyden
At hearing, lawmakers explore ways to shore up Social Security for women, as they are twice as likely as men to fall into poverty.
What the World Needs Now…Are Client Advocates
The securities industry seems to be moving toward fiduciary client advocate advisors. Unfortunately, it looks like it will take a new professional organization to get there.
Retirement Savings, Household Assets Rise in 2013; Big Gains for Seniors
Total household assets increased 16% last year, according to a study by Hearts & Wallets.
5 Ways to Build Trust With Women Using Social Media
Advisors can leverage social media to reach and build trust with female clients, who are already bigger users of social media than men.
Schwab’s Advisor, Retail Chiefs Talk Wealth Management
Bernie Clark of Schwab Advisor Services and Terry Kallsen of Schwab retail speak of Generation Now, robos and referrals.
Stable Value Fund Group Makes Pitch to Risk-Averse Millennials
Stable value funds are ideal investments for millennial investors, according to Gina Mitchell, president of the Stable Value Investment Association.
Advisors Break Out Champagne, Are Bullish on 2015
Clients aren't so optimistic, however. SEI Advisor Network says now is the time to discuss contingency plans with them.
SEC Pushes to Test Effectiveness of Investor Disclosures
“We should formulate a plan to incorporate thorough investor testing into as many of our projects as possible,” SEC Commissioner Kara Stein said.