529 Plans: The College Savings Tool Most Families Don’t Know About
About two-thirds of families don't know what a 529 plan is, according to a recent survey. Here's what your clients should know.
LPL Shares Info on Reps Recruited in Q1
The IBD lags rivals in terms of average assets per financial advisor but says its "technology, solutions, service and resources" set it apart.
Advisors Who Serve(d) Tell Their Stories: Memorial Day, 2015
In our latest slideshow honoring advisors who served in the armed forces, we present 16 veterans deserving of praise.
SEC Charges Atlanta Advisor With Defrauding Police, Firefighter Pension Plans
Firm breached its fiduciary duty by selling unsuitable investments to pension funds for the city’s police, firefighters and transit workers, the SEC says.
On Economy, Wall Street Sulks as Main Street Exults
A new BofA Merrill report says go to cash while a broad-based sentiment survey shows small businesses feeling upbeat.
Real Estate Investors Looking to Buy More, Higher Priced Houses
Nearly half of real estate investors plan to buy four or more houses this year, a Visio survey says.
Enforcement: Deutsche Bank to Pay $2.4B Over LIBOR Manipulation
Meanwhile, RBC will pay $1.4 million to FINRA for failing to follow its own guidelines, resulting in unsuitable sales.
15 Cheapest States for Long-Term Care Costs: 2015
The old saw about “what goes up must come down” obviously wasn’t coined by someone thinking about the costs of long-term care.
House Votes to Kill Estate Tax
The "death tax is actually hurting our economy now and putting unnecessary pressure on families and small businesses," said House Ways and Means Chairman Ryan.
3 IRA Distribution Mistakes to Avoid
Distributions from IRA accounts often appear to be simple — and they can be — but they also can be surprisingly complex.