Social Security Benefits to Rise 1.7% in 2015
In 2015 Social Security benefits will rise by 1.7 percent per the annual cost of living adjustment (COLA), affecting more than 58 million beneficiaries.
Ritholtz: The Black Friday Hoax
Industry predictions of holiday sales range from wild guesses to complete fabrications, Barry Ritholtz writes.
10 Best Cities for Jobs in Financial Services: 2014
Several cities debut on Accounting Principals’ annual list on financial services jobs.
12 Best States for Adjusted Advisor Pay
Low cost of living often offsets lower advisor pay in some states, while in other states high pay offsets high cost of living.
Top 10 Best Paying Jobs: 2014
These 10 jobs all pay median salaries in the six-figure range, but most require an advanced degree.
A New Hope
In the individual video interviews I conducted with the leaders of the 2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year, I asked what advice they’d give to a college student considering a career in the financial advice field.
Edward Jones to Fund Series 7 Course for College Students
The firm will pay to add this course to 10 universities that offer a financial planning sequence, starting with Kansas State University.
Top 10 Metro Areas With Highest Pay for Advisors: 2014
ThinkAdvisor used Bureau of Labor Statistics data to find the metro regions with the highest financial advisor salaries. Some are off the beaten path.
8 Fastest Growing Financial Services Jobs: 2014
ThinkAdvisor parses BLS data to find out where the hiring is likely to be through 2022 — with good news for financial advisors.
Why Are So Many Boomers Working Longer?
New research and old confirm that better educated workers are working into ages once considered “old.” But why? And are they crowding out younger workers?