Michael Kitces: The 2012 IA 25 Extended Profile
One of the original founders of NextGen, 34-year-old Michael Kitces not only holds a bevy of financial planning credentials, but the third edition of the book he co-authored, “The Advisor Guide to Annuities,” is due out in May.
Books and Records Rule
Thorough and complete books and records enable RIAs to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their fiduciary obligations to clients and complied with applicable rules and regulations.
Differences Between State and SEC Regulation of Investment Advisors
States may impose licensing or registration requirements on IARs doing business in their jurisdiction, even if the IAR works for an SEC-registered firm. States may investigate and prosecute fraud by any IAR in their jurisdiction, even if the individual works for an SEC-registered firm.