SEC Enforcement: Court Stops Muni Bond Offer Seen as Fraudulent
In other actions, former brokers were charged with illegally trading on a tip about a $1.2 billion acquisition by IBM.
Fed Says Economy Rebounding as It Trims Bond Purchases
The FOMC trimmed bond-buying by $10 billion for a fifth straight meeting, to $35 billion, staying on pace to end the program late this year.
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.
10 Best & Worst States for Small Businesses
Thumbtack.com asked more than 12,000 small-business owners, which include advisors, to rate issues vital to them, like the burden of compliance.
2 Cities With Best 401(k) Savers: Fidelity
Workers in two California cities are saving the most in their 401(k) plans and taking fewer loans on them.
If You Go Indie, Will Clients Follow? The Great Leap of Faith
Going independent requires not just careful cost-benefit analysis but also a focus on your clients’ confidence—and your own.
Top 15 Most Expensive States for Long-Term Care: 2014
A range of LTC services spanning 14,800 LTC providers was used for Genworth’s annual study to rank these costly states.
Top 10 Richest Prep Schools for 2014: Biggest Endowments
The Andovers and Exeters of the world use huge funds to pay for operations and tuition.
Government Pension ‘Millionaires’ Outearn Private Sector
A private sector worker would have to retire with a 401(k) balance of $768,940 to match the retirement income of an average career state government employee.
SEC Enforcement: Fake Notre Dame Grad Charged With Fraud
In other enforcement actions, a biopharm exec, doctor and patient settled insider trading charges.