Less Affluent Americans Boost Charity; Wealthy Donors Tighten Belts
Despite earning less, middle- and lower-income Americans have increased the share of their income thay give to charity since the recession.
Focus, Dynasty Add Teams; Morgan Stanley Grabs 4 FAs With $660M
Boutique firms continue to attract registered reps, including some from the wirehouse firms.
GOP May Take Senate, but No End to DC Dysfunction: Political Pundits
Inside-the-Beltway political 'handicappers' Stuart Rothenberg and Charlie Cook tell IRI crowd not to expect tax reform even if Republicans take control of the Senate.
New Hire Roundup: Senate Confirms Social Security Advisory Board Members
Meanwhile, Mike DiCenso joined Mesirow Financial as managing director and head of national sales in its investment strategies division.
12 Best States for Adjusted Advisor Pay
Low cost of living often offsets lower advisor pay in some states, while in other states high pay offsets high cost of living.
Ex-LPL Broker to Pay $1.9M in Fraud Case
At least seven Georgia investors were affected by Blake Richards' schemes, the SEC says.
Alts Are the Answer
Why are advisors using liquid alternative investments? How are they using them? The answers may surprise you.
SEC Enforcement: Missouri Firm Slapped for Fiduciary Duty Breach
Also, the SEC charged five traders with short selling and a school district with misleading bond investors.
Top 20 States for Private Equity Investment
An analysis by a private equity group ranks states by investment value and number of investments.
Kitces’ NPR Announces First CFP Exam Scholarship Winners
New Planner Recruiting's inaugural CFP Exam Scholarship awarded three recipients with an exam fee reimbursement for 2014.