House Seeks 6-Month Halt on SIFI Designations
House Financial Services will vote Thursday on a bill that would bar the FSOC from designating any financial institution as systemically significant for six months.
Advisor X Asks 4 Good Questions; We Answer
Among the interesting queries this anonymous advisor raises: Are fiduciary advocates sincere?
8 Fastest Growing Financial Services Jobs: 2014
ThinkAdvisor parses BLS data to find out where the hiring is likely to be through 2022 — with good news for financial advisors.
‘If You Don’t Have a Social Presence, You Don’t Count’
Chris Andrew of Northwestern Mutual and Karen Kehr of Ameriprise have some words of wisdom on advisors' social media use.
A Peek Behind the Robo-Advice Curtain
How’s this for marketing? You tell me what you own, I’ll find funds that performed better and call the difference your “lost earnings.”
Overcome Your Social Media Objections to Grow Your Business
Don't think you have the bandwidth or skills to succeed with social media? Here's why you're wrong.
New Hire Roundup: Curian Capital Names Czaicki CIO
Also, the SEC brought in Stephanie Avakian as deputy director of enforcement.
Save the Advice Industry! Hire a Retirement-Plan Intern
Bringing a college student on board can boost your business in both the short and long term.
New Hire Roundup: AIG Advisor Group Names Couch EVP of National Sales
Also in new hires, Atlanta-based Wealth & Pension Services Group has hired James Larson II as head of its new office in South Florida.
Michael Finke, Financial Planning’s Professor: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
“Our hope is to build a set of research-based best practices through our own research,” Finke told IA.