New Hire Roundup: Curian Capital Names Czaicki CIO
Also, the SEC brought in Stephanie Avakian as deputy director of enforcement.
New Hire Roundup: Legg Mason Names Hoops Head of Business Development
Also this week in personnel announcements, the MSRB is seeking applications for its board of directors.
New Hire Roundup: Vanguard Names Davis Head of Fixed Income
In other personnel news, the Brownstone Investment Group hired Matthew Martines, and the Alliance for Investor Education elected new officers.
Top Portfolio Products: American Century Launches Value Fund
Other products introduced include collaring as an alternative to bonds by Summit Portfolio Advisors, and for military widows, free Social Security planning advice on Veterans Day.
The Biggest Risk to a Senior’s Finances: Family
Preyed upon by relatives, caregivers and con men, the elderly are also, experts say, ill equipped to choose someone to advise them on their finances.
Swindling the Elderly: A Real and Growing Problem
A survey of experts including financial planners, securities regulators and medical professionals who deal daily with aging Americans whose cognitive abilities are in decline say the problem of financial exploitation of senior citizens is real, and getting worse.
'Financial Field Manual' Targets Military Families
Just in time for Military Saves Week, Feb. 19-26, a second edition of the “Financial Field Manual: The Personal Finance Guide for Military Families” will see a release of some 800,000 copies, a joint effort by the Investor Protection Trust, the Investor Protection Institute, the Council of Better Business Bureaus...
FPA Announces Heart of Financial Planning Award Recipients
The Financial Planning Association (FPA) is awarding eight recipients its 2010 Heart of Financial Planning Awards for their extraordinary work, contribution and giving back to the financial community and the public, FPA announced Monday, August 9.
Nonprofit Group Names 12 of Best Retirement Sites
Alliance's top 12 resources focus on elderly investors