What’s Your State’s Dividend Income Tax?
Some states collect no extra tax on top of the federal dividend income tax, while some add an additional levy as high as 13.3%.
20 Best & Worst U.S. Cities for Saving Money
Savers don’t get much help today, but a new survey by GoBakingRates found that some cities may be easier to save in than others.
New Hire Roundup: Cetera Names New CIO
Meanwhile, Dynasty Financial Partners welcomed Ron Sallet, Morrison & Foerster added Charles Duross, and Fusion Family Wealth added Fred Gold.
Top 10 Most Expensive Luxury Purchases Ever
Many people for whom money is no object — billionaires — spare no expense in indulging their appetite for luxury objects.
New Hire Roundup: FSI Names Valerie Brown, Others to Key Posts
Execs of Cetera, Raymond James, Cambridge and First Allied will take key roles at FSI. Meanwhile, a Vanguard fund manager resigns.
Senators Push Bill to End Debt Ceiling’s Use as ‘Political Weapon’
Three Democratic senators introduced legislation Tuesday to allow Congress to disapprove debt ceiling increases, instead of approving them.
SEC, DOL Enforcement: Diebold, Stryker Busted for Bribing Foreign Officials
Diebold, manufacturer of voting machines and ATMs, to pay $48 million penalty; DOL recovers more than $4 million over ESOP scam.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: Texas Couple Busted in Green Card Investment Scam
Among other actions, the SEC charged a woman in a bail-bond scheme and froze assets in a bill-collection scam to pay alimony and child support.
Insurance Issues Not So Simple for Women
Your female clients pay as much as 30% more for disability insurance than your male clients, and gender-specific pricing is nearly here for LTC coverage.
SEC Enforcement: Advisor Should’ve Just Said No; Filmmaker’s Funding Efforts Flop
An end-times video game company and former Qualcomm executive are among others in the SEC's sights this week.