FPA Forms Advocacy Council for Members
The Financial Planning Association wants advisors to have a "strong voice" with regulatory and certifying bodies.
Why Clinton, Trump & El-Erian Are Wrong on Economy: First Trust Economist
It is time to stop talking about a “new normal,” says Brian Wesbury, chief economist of First Trust Advisors.
20 Things Bob Rodriguez Is Watching in 2016
The famed money manager anticipates a dramatic and pivotal year.
Tracking social media usage among advisors, clients in 5 charts
An FPA/LinkedIn study shows that most high growth firms added new clients directly as a result of social media activity.
Is fiduciary the new floor?
To be a fiduciary was once an aspirational calling--but no longer.
My assessment of the FPA meeting: One and a half thumbs up
The FPA is expanding on advocacy, practice management, community and professional development initiatives.
Your 7-step guide to working with the cognitively impaired
At the FPA annual meeting, Robert Mauterstock described the growing population of cognitively impaired seniors over age 85 as a "perfect storm."
FPA names Shannon Pike 2016 president-elect, 3 new board members
FPA President Ed Gjertsen stressed that the Association is “compensation neutral — a compensation model can’t be used to indicate competence.”
‘Miracle on Ice’ goalie Jim Craig tells advisors: focus on clients’ dreams
The 1980 U.S. hockey gold medal winner Jim Craig said you are not a product of your circumstances, but rather of the decisions you make.
CFP Board, FPA agree on likely timetable for DOL fiduciary rule
The final DOL fiduciary rule, regardless of its exact shape, will likely be implemented next year, says Marilyn Mohrman-Gillis of the CFP Board.