In Financial Data, Small Is the New Big
While big data is here to stay, forward-thinking advisors are finding a wealth of relevant information right in front of them.
T. Rowe Price Partners With BrightScope to Provide Sales Transparency
T. Rowe Price has chosen a new BrightScope product to help simplify how its retirement plan sales data is shared and used among service providers.
Retirees Suffer as 401(k) Rollover Boom Enriches Brokers
A three-month Bloomberg investigation found that former employees at major companies say sales reps lured them into rolling their 401(k)s into unsuitable investments.
Josh Brown, Blogging’s Bomb Thrower: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
Many enthusiastic bloggers fall by the wayside, but not New York-based financial blogger par excellence, Josh Brown.
10 Most Influential Advisors on Social Media: BrightScope
These advisors “are models of how to use social media to grow a successful advisory business and a personal brand in the marketplace,” says BrightScope.
New Hire Roundup: BrightScope Names Riggio Its First Chief Revenue Officer
Also, Pacific Life announced changes in its sales organization, and Edmond Markel joined Hennion & Walsh.
Companies Squeeze 401(k)s From Facebook to JPMorgan
Employers are holding back on both the amount and the timing of 401(k) matching funds and dragging out vesting schedules.
Top 20 ETFs in 401(k)s: BrightScope
ETFs have proliferated in 401(k) plans in the past few years as more plan sponsors understand the benefits, BrightScope says.
Best Reader Comments: BrightScope Brouhaha; Goldfarb Fracas
A collection of some of the recent — and most thought-provoking — comments made by readers on ThinkAdvisor.
BrightScope Defends a Business Model Modeled After Morningstar
BrightScope's methods irritate some, but others see a chance to clean up some of the industry's problems.