What the World Needs Now…Are Client Advocates
The securities industry seems to be moving toward fiduciary client advocate advisors. Unfortunately, it looks like it will take a new professional organization to get there.
Top 10 Cybersecurity Trends for Financial Services in 2015
Developments include threats to Middle East firms, war gaming and creation of “fusion centers.”
Longevity Annuities Get New Life From Treasury’s Blessing
The new rules could do for deferred annuities what the Pension Protection Act of 2006 did for TDFs.
Why Insurance Industry Is Crucial for Americans: Dennis Glass
Speaking at IRI conference, Lincoln Financial Distributors’ CEO says the retirement readiness gap provides a big opportunity for the industry.
Will Fuller, Kerry Geurkink Awarded IRI's First Leadership Awards
The award presented by the Insured Retirement Institute recognizes contributions to both IRI and the annuity industry.
9 Reasons Why Alan Greenspan Is Wrong About Everything
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan recently laid out nine reasons the economy stinks. Here’s why he’s wrong, according to New York Life’s John Kim.
9 Reasons Why Economy Stinks, According to Alan Greenspan
The former Fed chief sees a bunch of reasons why the economy won't kick into high gear, and none of them has a simple fix.
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.