End the ChFC vs. CFP War: An Open Letter to American College CEO Bob Johnson
The American College should reposition itself to support the emerging need for deeper post-CFP specializations and niche educational programs for financial advisors.
Third of Clients Say They Didn’t Get Adequate Financial Planning Services
New research from the Financial Planning Coalition shows a lack of appropriate regulatory standards for those who say they are “financial planners.”
Kitces, Brown Launch Recruiting Site for Indie Advisors
Advisors Michael Kitces and Caleb Brown have launched JobsFP, a recruiting website for independent financial planners.
Bringing Financial Knowledge to the Barrio
Louis Barajas is spreading financial planning knowledge to immigrants in his childhood home of East Los Angeles.
SEC's Uniform Fiduciary Rule Could ‘Haunt’ Advisors
Creating a uniform fiduciary duty rule for brokers and advisors is a “deeply flawed” concept, Robert Plaze, the former deputy director of the agency's Division of Investment Management, said in September.
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.
SEC’s Uniform Fiduciary Rule Could ‘Haunt’ Advisors
Creating a uniform fiduciary duty rule for brokers and advisors is a “deeply flawed” concept, says former investment management deputy director Robert Plaze.
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.
FPA Honors Advisors for Work With Sick, Needy
The FPA recognizes two advisors, one for his work with the underserved Latino community and another for his work with cancer patients.
BestBequest: Because You Can't Take Your Passwords With You
BestBequest is a way to make client data accessible to a trusted person in case of emergency.