Top 3 Advisor Challenges for 2015: Advisor FinTech, Regulation, Differentiation
Post-robo technology arises, a surprise new regulatory issue comes to the fore and fat-and-happy advisory firms faces the crisis of differentiation.
CFP Board Launches Advisor Career Center
The CFP Board has launched a career center to serve firms seeking new talent and workers seeking new positions.
CFP Board Names Camarda Case Lawyer as Its General Counsel
Leo Rydzewski hails from Holland & Knight, the law firm representing the Board in its legal battle against the Camardas.
Has the Consumer Media Gotten the Fiduciary Message?
If some recent articles in The New York Times and Forbes are any indication, 2015 might become the year of "fiduciary-only."
Should CFP Board Settle Camarda Case? My Argument and the Board’s Response
Is it time to settle the case quietly, before it goes to trial? I say yes, but the CFP Board chairman begs to differ.
A 6-Point Advisor To-Do List for 2015
Love that bull market, but to succeed next year no matter how the markets behave, you'll need to follow these six steps.
Republicans Get Tough With SEC Over User Fees
Industry trade groups remain steadfast in their bid to secure more backers of a bipartisan user-fees bill.
CFP Board Calls First Computer-Based Exams a ‘Success’
CFP Board CEO Kevin Keller congratulates those who passed what he called a “very rigorous exam.”
What the World Needs Now…Are Client Advocates
The securities industry seems to be moving toward fiduciary client advocate advisors. Unfortunately, it looks like it will take a new professional organization to get there.
Why Aren’t CFPs Always Subject to a Fiduciary Standard?
The CFP Board's rules on the matter are hard to discern, owing in no small part to essential details appearing separately in three different places.