Prepping the Winter Home
For many HNW individuals, homes in wintry climates can present extraordinary financial risks, from burst pipes in kitchens to ice damming at roof edges.
16 Best & Worst 529 College Savings Plans of 2016: Morningstar
Of the 63 plans Morningstar rates, almost half have a neutral rating and all three plans with a negative rating are sold by advisors.
Salespeople Tend to Do What They’re Paid to Do
In the fiduciary debate, remember that we all tend to do more of what we are incentivized to do.
TD Ameritrade Unveils All-Digital Robo-Advisory
The BD is offering the new service to existing clients currently and expects to launch it nationally in 2017.
Top 15 Charities for 2015 Fundraising
Private support for Philanthropy 400 organizations increased by 7% over 2014.
5 Best Asset Managers for Tech-Minded Advisors
According to a report from DST kasina, less than 20% of asset managers provide the detailed performance data that 79% of advisors desire.
Cetera Says It, Too, Will Keep Commissions in Retirement Accounts
Cetera Financial makes the announcement as it rolls out new technology related to the DOL fiduciary rule.
Advisor Social Media Use Grows, as Do the Different Ways It’s Used
Which platforms are used and how often depend on individual firms, advisors noted at a SIFMA forum, which could change when FINRA issues new guidance.
Future of Robo-Advice Is Bright, With a Catch: Report
Despite low barriers to entry, incumbents cast a shadow over startups.
FINRA Sweeps Broker-Dealers’ Cross-Selling Practices
FINRA focused on nature, scope of BDs’ cross-selling activities and whether they are adequately supervised.