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.
15 Best 401(k) Plans in Pro Sports
Although we rarely see them as such, sports organizations are corporations and professional athletes their work force. Here are the ones with the best 401(k) plans, according to BrightScope.
Target-Date Funds Shrink in Number, but Popularity Is Growing
BrightScope and Target Date Analytics said in their “Popping the Hood VI” report that TDF assets are likely to quadruple by 2020.
Bill Winterberg: The 2013 IA 25 Extended Profile
Bill Winterberg, a certified financial planner with a bullish view on the future of technology in the advisor space, describes himself as squarely positioned in the Gen X/Gen Y demographic.
Michael Kitces: The 2013 IA 25 Extended Profile
As he ticks off trends he sees in the advisor industry, Michael Kitces envisions that technology-augmented advisors will trump traditional advisors over the next 10 years.
Top 25 401(k)s for NYC-Based Companies: Where Are the Big Banks?
Say goodbye to BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and other finance giants—this year's list of the best plans is seriously competitive.
Top 30 401(k) Plans of 2012
Brightscope, which provides retirement plan ratings and investment research, released its fourth annual Top 30 401(k) plans with more than $1 billion in assets.
New Hire Roundup: TD Ameritrade Institutional Adds Dario
Also this week in new hires, Joseph Nader joined Wescott Financial Advisory Group; Will Proctor went to a new spot at Neuberger Berman; and more.
TDF Trends: Falling Fees, Blossoming Asset Diversity
BrightScope and Target Date Analytics recently released their newest study in the “Popping the Hood” series, providing a detailed analysis of TDFs and fund families.