FINRA Up to Its Old Tricks With SRO Strategy Shift
FINRA's apparent strategic shift over an SRO for advisors to the Senate is the latest in a series of moves it's made over the decades to protect the brokerage model.
Fiscal Cliff – Bring It On: News Analysis
The issue is how Americans spend money, but rational analysis has been absent from our political discourse. Only pain will prompt appropriate aversion to consuming more than our resources allow.
Hope Dims for Fiscal Cliff Deal Before Christmas
A Christmas miracle on the fiscal cliff faltered after House Speaker John Boehner called an abrupt recess for the House, handing responsibility for a deal to President Obama and the Democrats.
After Obama Victory, How the New Government Is Shaping Up for Advisors: Updated
Some notable newcomers—Elizabeth Warren, for one—join Congress, which remains divided between the two parties as fiscal cliff, tax issues come to fore of national agenda. FPA and FSI's leaders and lobbyists weigh in on what's next.
Four Tax-Saving Strategies for Advisors
With possible changes on the horizon, it's time to take action -- the right action.
Obama vs. Romney on Regulation: DOL Fiduciary DOA? Yes or No to SRO? Borzi Gets Boot?
While the regulatory and legislative landscapes remain sketchy until after the election, industry officials say there are some sure bets advisors can count on.
8 Presidents, 1 Nominee and Tax Rates They Paid
The controversy over Mitt Romney’s limited disclosure of his tax history and the 14.1% tax rate he paid led AdvisorOne to compare his rate to eight presidents going back to 1970.
Ex-Minnesota Gov. Pawlenty Named CEO of Financial Services Roundtable
Former Gov. Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota was named president and CEO of The Financial Services Roundtable, replacing longtime CEO Steve Barlett, who is retiring.
Several recent elections in Europe were seen as a referendum on fiscal austerity (and fiscal discipline) and their results were presented as a mood shift in favor of more government spending and economic stimulus.
Rise in Donors to Charities for the Destitute Looks Temporary
Despite accelerated giving, charities that strive to meet basic needs of the most down-and-out Americans are struggling to remain viable as demand for services accelerates, according to a new study.