Indexed Annuity Sales Fall 14%: Wink
Regulatory concerns hurt retirement income insurance sales as 1.1 million Americans turned 55.
The Fixed-Index Annuity Industry Won Battles Only To Lose the War
A financial consultant looks at the ties that bind you.
BD Stocks Feel Bite as DOL Fiduciary Deadline Nears
Meanwhile, financial analysts say Trump could bring broker-dealers, insurers and asset managers relief from some aspects of the reform package.
In Reversal, Merrill OKs Retirement Account Commissions in 'Limited Situations'
Wealth chief Andy Sieg shares details on the cases in which advisors can charge commissions via BIC.
Arkadios Capital Nabs $1.8B Triad RIA, LPL Grabs $420 Merrill Team
Meanwhile, Kovack Securities buys broker-dealer with $200 million and seven advisors.
Morgan Stanley Could Cut FA Comp for Vanguard Funds: Report
But a Morningstar executive questions the value of such a strategy for both clients and advisors.
Senate Confirms Jay Clayton as SEC Chairman
Groups press Clayton to prioritize uniform fiduciary rule for brokers and advisors.
‘No Fee Compression on Our Advisors’: Raymond James CEO
Paul Reilly discusses retention, recruiting efforts and compliance issues during the yearly indie advisor event.
Tax Cuts to Happen in ’17, but Not Reforms: Andy Friedman
Also at the Raymond James conference, CEO Paul Reilly says cuts could benefit some advisors doing business as S Corps and LLCs.
‘No Evidence’ DOL Rule Is Hurting Recruiting: Raymond James
Though Morgan Stanley says the fiduciary standard is slowing advisor movement, the independent advisor group begs to differ.