The Strange Case of CFP Board’s Alan Goldfarb
After a sudden resignation last fall, Alan Goldfarb has been found to have violated the CFP Board's Rules of Conduct. Yet the details of the case suggest that the matter was not as clear as the initially reported findings suggested.
NAIFA Responds: Fiduciary Costs Would Hurt Reps, Clients
While Bob Clark thinks we here at NAIFA are "wacky," we are very serious about protecting our members and their clients from potentially harmful regulations.
Moving Toward Harmony
Probing the mind of Olivia Mellan, a pioneer on the psychology of money, and how advisors can use her insights with clients.
NASAA Joins FINRA in Fight Against Schwab Class-Action Ruling
State securities regulators are throwing their support behind FINRA in its battle to overturn a decision by its hearing panel that allowed Charles Schwab & Co. to block customer participation in class-action lawsuits.
The State of Investor Trust, or Distrust, Fiduciary and the CFP Board
Is the argument over a fiduciary standard for all advice-givers, and the CFP Board's position on a fiduciary standard for CFPs, missing the bigger point?
This is the fourth presidential election campaign I’ve experienced, or shall I say, been subjected to, since I joined Investment Advisor in 1999.
LIMRA’s Goal: To Be the Trusted Source of Industry Knowledge
LIMRA’s director of Retirement Research responds to a blogging broadside by AdvisorOne contributor Bob Clark.
Pursuing Practice Excellence: The Conversation
At Investment Advisor, we like to think that we do a pretty good job covering practice management.
Could You Have Saved These Clients? 7 Scams That Hit Celebrities Hard
Financial scandals are usually named for their perpetrators, not their victims, unless those ripped off are the famous.
Connors Group Launches Machine Advisor, a Web-Based Investment Tool
As uncertainty over buy-and-hold methods rises, the Connors Group's Machine Advisor is designed to allocate assets to uncorrelated, actively managed strategies, says CEO Jim Lonergan.