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.
Bonds: Getting Premium at the Cost of Regular
Why a premium bond may be more valuable than a bond at par, at no greater cost to the investor.
Raymond James Adds Ex-LPL Group in N.J.
Boutique wealth groups add teams in Arizona and Iowa.
The SEC Is Broken
A decades-old law and the origin of new commissioners stymies consensus building and rulemaking at the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Senate Rejection of Keystone XL Measure Sets Up 2015 Showdown
Keystone XL pipeline backers came up one vote short in the Senate though vowed to try again in January.
12 Best Cities for Successful Aging: 2014
There's more to a good place to retire than a sunny climate. The Milken Institute's 84-factor ranking yields some surprising findings.
Raymond James Taps Ex-Wirehouse Manager for Bay Area Growth
The former Morgan Stanley, Citi and Merrill Lynch employee will be based in San Francisco.
Lawmakers Air Concerns About DOL Fiduciary Redraft
Lawmakers air concerns about the upcoming DOL fiduciary redraft release, lay out plans to ensure next Congress keeps the current retirement planning tax incentives intact
Why NASAA Is Leading the Charge Against Elder Fraud
At least one-third of the enforcement actions initiated by state securities regulators involve senior investors, and NASAA is tackling the issue head on.
Top 15 States With Best 401(k) Participation Rates
Nationwide, only 71.6% of participants have contributed to their workplace 401(k) plan in the most recent plan year, a new Judy Diamond study says.