New Hire Roundup: Putnam Names Gould Head of Institutional Management
In another personnel move, Mariner Wealth Advisors has added ex-NFL quarterback Mark Vlasic as a senior wealth advisor.
Beatty Begins 1-Year Term as NASAA President
William Beatty will focus on senior financial abuse and new electronic state filing of Form D for Rule 506 offerings.
Frustrated States Push to Fill Small-Business Retirement Gap
Seventeen states are at some stage of legislating state-administered plans that hope to deliver retirement plan access to small employers.
Advisors Focus on Financial Planning Needs of U.S. Military Members
Former Marine Rob Aeschbach says that for many young service members, concepts like saving and budgeting are alien, but advisors are stepping up.
New Hire Roundup: Altegris Names Murphy Deputy CIO
Also in new hires, Lindsey and Lindsey adds Christina Lindsey Orta, and former Gov. David Paterson joins IFS Securities.
New ETF Based on Workplace Equality Index
Years ago, Denver Investments built an index of companies with gay-friendly workplaces. Now it's rolled out an ETF to meet like-minded investors' needs.
10 Best & Worst States for Retirement
Taxes, sunshine and health care are among Bankrate's critera for picking a good place to retire.
Top 20 States for Private Equity Investment
An analysis by a private equity group ranks states by investment value and number of investments.
New Hire Roundup: Janus Capital Adds Scholes, Alankar
Also in new hires, the SEC announced that Thomas Krysa has been named associate regional director for enforcement in its Denver office.
Too Small to Fail (at Succession Planning)
Judging by the amount of coverage succession planning has been getting in the trade press in the past couple of years, it is one of the most pressing problems facing the independent advisory industry today.