Fiduciary Advisors Are in Peril: How to Fight Back
To combat the Wall Street-Washington lobbying campaign, fiduciary advisors must state in the clearest possible terms what fiduciary advice means for investors.
Advisors’ Human Capital Disaster
Three overlooked trends are already playing out with the potential to make the advisory industry's talent shortage a catastrophe, recruiter Jon Henschen writes.
Seeing the Glamorous Side of Finance
Virginia Postrel reflects on financial advice and visual persuasion.
Hearsay Social Rolls Out Facebook Ad Tool
The program aims to help advisors and others promote their posts via social media.
DOL Seeks Feedback on Brokerage Windows in 401(k)s
The range of investments available in the "window" and how much disclosure workers get about them are some of the questions DOL wants answered.
Compliance at Financial Services Firms Falls Short
Compliance firm Cipperman finds that firms, especially in the alternatives space, tend not to invest enough in staying compliant.
Edward Jones to Fund Series 7 Course for College Students
The firm will pay to add this course to 10 universities that offer a financial planning sequence, starting with Kansas State University.
Smaller Asset Management Firms Can Have Big Brands
Just ask PIMCO: smaller firms that “punch above their weight” can leverage their brand better than larger firms that have lost momentum, consultancy Landor says.
4 Leadership Lessons From Football to Build Your Advisory Firm
Legendary Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer shares his insights on vision, teamwork and legacy building.
New Hire Roundup: Women in ETFs Announces Board Members, Leaders
Also in new hires, FNEX has named Neal Wolkoff to its newly formed board of advisors.