UBS Nabs $1.3B Merrill Team; Wells Fargo Grabs $1B Morgan Stanley Reps
Meanwhile, Raymond James recruits groups with more than $800 million in client assets to its employee channel.
Can CFPs Really Be Fiduciaries?
To my mind, the onus for establishing standards for how CFPs should live up to a fiduciary standard fall squarely on the CFP Board.
Fiduciary-Only Advisors: Of Attorneys, 'Agents' and Schmucks
Readers of my recent blogs had some interesting responses (with colorful language) about the viability of my suggested designation of 'Fiduciary-Only Advisors.'
Best Reader Comments: BrightScope Brouhaha; Goldfarb Fracas
A collection of some of the recent — and most thought-provoking — comments made by readers on ThinkAdvisor.
BrightScope Defends a Business Model Modeled After Morningstar
BrightScope's methods irritate some, but others see a chance to clean up some of the industry's problems.
Motion: That Serving a Client’s Best Interests Needn’t Be Complicated
We can have a minimum set of standards that tell us what the 'best interest of the client' means.
When Do IRAs and Annuities Mix?
Annuities can be purchased inside an IRA, but is an IRA the right home for an annuity?