Criminal Hacktivity: Why You Need Cyber-Insurance
It's not a big slice of the market yet, but cyber-risk insurance is growing as more businesses realize that it's really not optional these days.
Wells Fargo Grabs 8 Advisors With $1 Billion in Assets
Meanwhile, RIAs affiliated with Focus Financial and LPL add reps.
Wet Suit: Insurers Seek Damages From Towns Over Climate Change
Farmers Insurance has filed nine class action lawsuits against dozens of municipalities around Chicago, and everyone from local governments to other insurers has taken notice.
New Hire Roundup: CFTC Names Goelman Enforcement Chief
Grace Vogel joined PwC’s financial services regulatory practice, and the Hedge Fund Association named three women to leadership positions.
Prudential, MetLife Gain After Senate Eases Dodd-Frank for Insurers
Prudential and MetLife rallied after the Senate approved a bill giving Federal Reserve regulators more flexibility in applying capital rules to the biggest life insurers.
Risk Management for Homeowners Returning to the Coasts
If an affluent client wants to build a house in a flood zone, help them manage the risk before they build.
Top 10 Industries for Retirement Preparedness
Perhaps surprisingly, the finance industry isn't in the top 5, according to a ranking by Judy Diamond and Associates.
Top 3 Issues Advisors Will Face in 2014, Part 3: Demographic Dilemma
We may already be past the point of no return for the industry’s nascent train wreck: the advisor shortage. Plus, the bear-market wild card.
Ken Fisher Warns, Industry Responds: What Happens to RIAs in 10 Years?
Ken Fisher is bullish on 2014’s market and economy but decidedly bearish on the future of RIAs.
Top 7 Cybersecurity Trends in Financial Services: 2014
Cyberthreats are the new normal for financial services firms, even midlevel wealth managers, Booz Allen says.