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.
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?
American Volunteerism Hit Bottom in 2013
The number of Americans volunteering for nonprofits hit a new low in 2013, according to an analysis of federal statistics by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Top 10 Industries for Retirement Preparedness
Perhaps surprisingly, the finance industry isn't in the top 5, according to a ranking by Judy Diamond and Associates.
Top 5 Issues Reshaping Retirement Planning in 2014
These are the biggest forces shaping the new reality of retirement. Be prepared.
Obama Offering Retirement Savings Plan for Workers
President Barack Obama offered more Americans the chance to save for retirement through payroll deductions with a plan for new government-sponsored savings accounts.