DIY Investors Are Missing Out: Northwestern Mutual
Two-thirds of Americans in a survey lack financial advice, often because they think they can't afford it, Northwestern Mutual says.
The Price of Independence
What do you mean by independent? Using vague language makes it difficult for consumers to tell the difference between a zebra and a horse.
Expat Groups Rage Against FATCA, Election-Season Style
In a poll by deVere Group, nearly half of U.S. expats said they'd vote for a presidential candidate who promised to repeal FATCA.
Wirehouses Lead Growth in Alternative Assets: MMI
MMI report attributes the rapid growth in wirehouse-associated alternative investments to goals-based wealth management, simpler terminology and managed solutions programs.
Some RCAP Sales Agreements Reinstated; Schwab, Fidelity Ease Ban
RCAP says that 70-plus selling agreements “have been reinstated to date.”
Pershing Adds to FundVest Platform
New additions to the no-transaction-fee platform address a growing appetite for advisory share classes as FundVest assets cross the $100 billion threshold.
Condi Rice, Joe Torre to Speak at Pershing Insite
Pershing also announces that it's updating all its major platforms.
Top 5 Issues Reshaping Retirement Planning in 2014
These are the biggest forces shaping the new reality of retirement. Be prepared.
New Hire Roundup: Foundation for Financial Planning Adds 4 to Board
Meanwhile, Brown Advisory has added a partner, and Mariner Wealth Advisors welcomes a senior wealth advisor.
New Hire Roundup: FINRA Names Keenan, Weddle New Board Members
This week in news hires, FINRA appoints new board members; Gene Tannenbaum was named managing director of Lincoln Financial Advisors; American Century Investments promoted Chris Krantz and Jeff Bourke.