TD Ameritrade Fee Rebates: A Win or a Loss for Investors, Advisors?
Industry experts Lou Harvey and Michael Kitces weigh in on TD and Schwab's moves to support model portfolios.
Schwab’s Bettinger: Results Strong, Momentum Stronger Thanks to Advisors
CEO says “Charles Schwab is so different than it was,” evidenced by nearly half of its assets getting personal advice from advisors.
RIAs, Get With It: Here Comes ‘Generation Now’
Controlling $3.5 trillion in investable assets, the next generation of investors is looking for something different from their advisors, says Schwab’s Bernie Clark.
Schwab Earnings Up 51% in Q4 on Record $2.25 Trillion in Assets
Net income of $1.1 billion for full year is most since 2008; RIAs managing $946 billion in assets.
What’s ‘Fee Only’? CFP Board and NAPFA Diverge
Is 2% ownership of a BD really so "insubstantial"? The CFP Board and NAPFA take different tacks on issue flowing from the Alan Goldfarb case.
NASAA’s Advocacy Agenda: Advisor Regulation, Fiduciary Duty, Arbitration
Our agenda calls for Congress to ensure all investors are protected when receiving individualized investment advice. This revolves around two key issues.
Searching for Yield? New ETF Taps U.S. Infrastructure
Yorkville, one of the smaller players in the ETF space, filled a niche that some believe has been neglected: U.S. infrastructure.
ETFs and 401(k)s: The Romance Begins
ETFs have grown enormously over the past 20 years, 401(k) plans have grown over an even longer period, and yet the twain have hardly met. That's about to change.
Frank Talk With Vanguard’s Advisory Chief
Martha King explains how the firm reaches out to advisors—and when it doesn't—and speaks frankly about competition with Schwab, frustration with index providers and more.
Schwab Seeks to Lead in ETF Education
Charles Schwab announced its game-changing commission-free ETF platform to much fanfare on Thursday, but less heralded has been a new ETF education resource launched last year that could help advisors use these ETFs.