Top 10 Smartest States for Financial Literacy
WalletHub ranked these smart states based on two categories: knowledge and education; and planning and daily habits.
What Drives Retirement Rollover Decisions When Workers Leave a Job
When older workers change jobs, inertia often beats rollovers, EBRI found.
SEC's Gallagher: Fiduciary Debate Is Unfair
Daniel Gallagher, one of the Securities and Exchange Commission's two Republican commissioners, has been very vocal as of late regarding his belief that the agency doesn't need to write a rule to put brokers under a fiduciary mandate.
Wall Street Bets on Bond Revival in Trader Hiring Spree
Wall Street firms are starting to bet on an end to the profit-eroding boredom in credit markets by building their bond trading desks.
Harvey Pitt’s Solution to SEC’s RIA Exam Shortfall
SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White says third-party exams are a “creative idea,” but there are “a number of issues.” Ex-Chairman Pitt offers one solution.
Gallagher: SEC Fiduciary Rule Won’t ‘Stave Off’ DOL Redraft
“Folks have … said do a rulemaking because it will stave off Labor. I don’t like rulemaking to stave off other people,” says SEC's Gallagher.
FINRA’s ‘Total Warfare’ Against Brokers in Arbitration
Breakaway brokers and pros across the financial industry cite biased panelists, missing hearing records and a 93% win rate for brokerages.
Top 10 Dumbest States for Financial Literacy: 2014
WalletHub, a financial decision making site, assessed states based on two categories: knowledge and education; and planning and daily habits.
Fiduciary Will Stay on SEC Agenda ‘Until It’s Solved’
But “being on the agenda and getting it done are two different things,” says SEC’s trading and markets director, Steve Luparello.
FINRA ‘Aggressively’ Seeking BD Feedback on CARDS: Ketchum
CEO Richard Ketchum defended the controversial automated data-collection system as an important investor protection tool but stressed that FINRA wanted to get it right.