Social Security May Extend Spousal Benefits to Gay Couples
Attorneys in federal suits seeking benefits say the SSA will provide retroactive benefits to the spouses, widows or widowers of same-sex partners.
Recruiting Roundup: UBS Picks Up Morgan Stanley Reps
Meanwhile, LPL, Ameriprise and Wells Fargo reveal their latest recruiting coups.
ABLE Act Passed, but Many Questions Remain
For states deciding whether to host or contract a qualified disability savings account program, there’s a lot to consider.
10 Women Who Are the Wealthiest People in Their States
A fifth of the states have a woman as their richest resident, a Forbes list shows.
Talk of FINRA as Advisor SRO Rears Its Head Again
A Republican on the House Financial Services Committee said at FINRA's annual conference that he would "explore" legislation to give FINRA advisor exam authority.
15 Cheapest States for Long-Term Care Costs: 2015
The old saw about “what goes up must come down” obviously wasn’t coined by someone thinking about the costs of long-term care.
Top 10 Dumbest States for Financial Literacy: 2015
Residents of these places have a lot to learn about money basics.
10 Worst States for Retirement: 2015
Weather, crime and taxes make some places less desirable than others.
Raymond James, LPL Add Teams From Morgan Stanley
The two groups each have $200 million or more in assets; Securities America taps recruiter; Foothill Securities brings on $1B group.
50 Ways for States to Tax Residents
Which states have the lightest tax burden? The answer isn't as straightforward as it seems.