Fund Expenses Drop 7% in 2016; Vanguard Leads the Pack: Morningstar
The largest fund family had an asset-weighted average expense ratio of 0.11% last year, the research firm says.
From ‘Pedestrian’ to Personal: Giving Clients What Wirehouses Can’t
Cardan Capital, founded in part by ex-lawyers, broke away from Merrill and now helps women going through life transitions.
Ric Edelman — Media-Savvy Advisor: The 2017 IA 25
The former financial journalist, now author and TV and radio personality, founded an advisory firm that 30 years later has $18 billion in assets.
The ‘Middle Kid’ Sounds Off
Like the middle kid in a family, Gen Xers often feel they never got as much respect as other generations.
Personal Capital Has a New CEO
Bill Harris, who founded the firm, steps down but remains chairman, as Personal Capital’s COO takes over as CEO.
The Human Side of Financial Planning: George Kinder Talks About Dick Wagner
“I don’t think that life planning as we or I know it would exist if it weren’t for Dick,” according to George.
Nuveen Adds Real Estate Allocation to TDF Series: Portfolio Products
In other product news, VictoryShares launches Dividend Accelerator ETF.
Why Individual Investors Support Fiduciary Rule: Financial Engines Survey
A survey from the nation's biggest 401(k) advisor found that 93% of Americans want advisors working on retirement accounts to put client interests first.
Aspiration Drops Minimum Investment in ESG Fund to $100: Portfolio Products
In other product news, Brinker Capital launches "Destinations Funds," which allow the firm to lower costs and account minimums.
Will Edward Jones’ New Ads Lure Experienced Advisors?
The firm wants to recruit more veteran advisors, but one recruiter says the idea that the print ad campaign will succeed is "laughable."