CFP Board, Under Pressure, Drops CE Plan
Board says it won’t enter the CE provider space “at this time”; announces multiyear plan to improve offerings.
Bill to Kill Fiduciary Rules by SEC, DOL Heads for House Vote
The Retail Investor Protection Act may even pass the Senate, said an industry official, “especially if it gets strong bipartisan support in the House.”
Genworth Taps Industry Veteran Charles Goldman for Board of Directors
As Genworth Financial moves ahead in a partnership with two private equity firms, Goldman, known as a fiduciary advocate, takes the reins as board chairman.
Bogus ‘Advisors’ Blow Lotto Winner’s $168 Million
How do you blow $168 million in just a few short years? Surprisingly, it’s not as hard as you might think.
4 Financial Planning Profiles That Determine Consumers’ Future Success
In something of a surprise, new research by the CFP Board and the Consumer Federation of America says about nine in 10 households are engaged in financial planning.
Don’t Confuse Titles With Licenses, Warn SEC, NASAA
Unlike a license, certain titles and designations may be “simply purchased, or even made up" by advisors, the regulators warn.
Staples, Goldfarb Departures Not Linked, CFP Board Says
The CFP Board is now searching for a director of investigations to replace Rex Staples, whose last day will be Friday.
CFP Board Announces Rich Rojeck as 2014 Chair-Elect
Rojeck, a managing director with Sagemark Consulting/Lincoln Financial Advisors, says the investing public will "ultimately best be served by an established financial planning profession."
4 Financial Planning Steps for New American Citizens
Apropos of the July 4th festivities, much will be new this holiday for recently naturalized U.S. citizens.
New Hire Roundup: Magner Moves Up at Mercer
This week in new hires, Mercer announced a new position for Liana Magner and NAPFA named three to its board of directors.