2014 Advisor Hall of Fame
Now in its 24th year, our annual Hall of Fame is a benchmark of excellence in our industry and an example to all of the rewards that result from effort and integrity.
3 Reasons to Go From Hedge to Mutual Fund
Why would a fund manager trade the freedom and fees of a hedge fund for the constraints of a mutual fund? Here's one manager's reasoning.
Schorsch’s RCS Seeks Distance From ARCP as Empire Fractures
Nicholas Schorsch's real estate group depends on RCS' money-raising ability, one observer says.
Financial Advisors Miss the Mark on Business Growth Goals: FPA
A new study from the FPA Research and Practice Institute found that more than half of advisors believe their business development efforts are failing.
10 Scariest States Ranked by Pension Promises
If the nation had an actuary-in-chief examining state pension systems, he'd have to declare the state of the states “bleak.”
Focus Adds $1.4B RIA in Chicago Area
Meanwhile, Securities America recruits three FAs, one from Wells Fargo and another from LPL Financial.
10 Poorest Members of Congress: 2014
As midterm elections near, it's good to know which legislators have the least amount of money, and if it means they are more effective legislators.
Washington Watchers See Big Retirement Push in 2015
Retirement planning officials should prepare next year for the release of DOL’s fiduciary plan, the official launch of Obama’s MyRA and more.
House Dems Call for SEC Crackdown on Corporate Anti-Whistleblower Practices
Lawmakers say “overly restrictive nondisclosure agreements,” for example, threaten the SEC's whistleblower program.
The Rise of the Millennial Manager
My next-gen peers who once described their firms’ senior managers as “incapable” now struggle with the same issues when they become responsible for managing people.