SEC Charges Radio Hosts With Misleading Life Settlement Investors
The Texas-based hosts falsely told investors that interests in life settlements they sold were guaranteed, safe as CDs and federally insured, the SEC says.
SEC Charges Pacific West Capital With Life Settlement Fraud
Pacific West and its owner hid and minimized "risks in order to sell more life settlements," the SEC said.
The Most Critical Years: Retirement Planning for Middle-Aged Clients
So much retirement advice is geared towards seniors, yet it's the middle-aged crowd that has the most to worry about when it comes to saving and investing.
Managing the Unique Risks of Yacht Ownership
Yachting may be enjoyable to the owner, but beware fractional ownership, which can carry plenty of risk in addition to a family.
Managing the Risks While Renovating the House
Exposure for high-net-worth clients renovating their homes comes before, during and after the actual work. Risk #1: the general contractor.
5 Muni Bond Trends to Make 2015 ‘Year of Transition to Active Management’
MacKay Municipal Managers released their views and insights for the municipal market, projecting the top five muni bond trends for 2015.
The $500 Divorce: Kotlikoff’s New Service Offers Financial Balancing Act
Gadfly economist and Social Security expert Laurence Kotlikoff says service will enable divorcing couples to maximize their financial outcomes and limit financial feuding.
How to Differentiate Services Across Segmented Client Tiers
You know you should segment your client base into tiers, how exactly do you do so the right way?
Indexed Universal Life Insurance: Sales Up, as Is Regulatory Scrutiny
Client interest in using indexed universal life as a retirement income source is stronger than ever, heightened regulatory scrutiny is similarly on the rise.
3 Critical Reasons Your HNW Clients Need a P&C Insurance Review
Estate planning to preserve wealth is getting more complex, and if a client’s property and casualty insurance doesn’t keep up, you’re asking for trouble.