Forget Fiduciary: Real Battle Coming Over Harmonization
SEC "hasn’t been doing its job for a long time," MarketCounsel CEO Brian Hamburger says, and the DOL fiduciary controversy obscures a bigger fight ahead.
RICP Becomes American College’s Top Designation Program
Americans are desperate for retirement advice, and a growing number of financial advisors are equally anxious to guide them.
Is Fiduciary Sales an Oxymoron?
DOL and SEC need to make the distinction between sales and advice clear—and stop letting anyone other than an RIA call themselves an advisor.
Lou Harvey: Looking for Mr. Dalbar—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
The wizard behind the curtain of the ubiquitous research firm helped popularize behavioral finance and keeps the industry on top of important issues.
Chris Dodd and Barney Frank: Wall St. Reformers —The 2015 IA 35 for 35
In an exclusive interview, former Sen. Dodd speaks about the Dodd-Frank law's progress, regulators’ fiduciary efforts and where the next crisis will come from.
Biggest Impact Investors Plan 16% Boost in 2015
More than a quarter of respondents said their investments had greater impact than they had expected, according to a survey.
New Hire Roundup: FSI Elects Commonwealth’s Rooney to Board
Meanwhile, Thomas Franco joined Virtus Investment Partners, and Kenneth Shimberg went to Mercer.
The Future Is Here, and It Looks Like Vanguard’s New Platform
Machine intelligence now plays a critical role across all industries, says Google's Eric Schmidt; advisors ignore it at their own peril.
The 2015 IA 35 for 35 Calendar
Throughout May, we’ll publish extended versions of the interviews and profiles that appeared in the May issue of Investment Advisor. We'll update this calendar with links to each article as they are published.
The 2015 IA 35 for 35
These advisor advocates, investors, politicians and thought leaders have stood out over the past 35 years and will influence financial services for decades to come.