New Hire Roundup: Fidelity Charitable Names Danforth President
Also, Ron Carson was named to the board of trustees of the American College, and the Withers Consulting Group welcomed David Burleigh.
Wirehouse Teams Move to HighTower, Raymond James
Meanwhile, Advisor Center helps seven advisors transition to IBDs in its network with about $520 million in assets.
4 Reasons U.S. Doomsayers Are Wrong: Milken Expert
Surveys show most Americans are pessimistic about the U.S. future, but Milken Institute scholar Joel Kurtzman says there are four reasons they are dead wrong.
SEC, FINRA, DOL Enforcement: $2 Million Restored to U.S. Postal Drivers’ 401(k)s
Meanwhile, SEC announces settlements in penny stock shell packaging scheme and agency wins on front running, loses on insider trading in Illinois case.
Best & Worst States for Fiscal Health
The Mercatus Center ranked the states using four measures of short- and long-term financial health.
Would You Take $10K to Swap Your Pension for a 401(k)?
A bill in Washington state aimed at cutting costs offers incentive to move state workers to DC plans.
Payrolls Rise Less Than Forecast; Jobless Rate Drops to 6.7%
December job growth likely muted by weather as unemployment rate falls to lowest since October 2008.
9 Nasty Enforcement Cases of 2013
Nobody was safe from advisors gone bad: not widows, not NFL stars, not even Marines.
Yellen Confirmed by Senate to Become Fed Chairman
Yellen, who will replace Bernanke after Jan. 31, will be the first woman to head the central bank in its 100-year history.
Finke: Is Cash Value Life Insurance Disappearing?
Close examination reveals complexity—and opportunity—in life insurance buying trends.