Vanguard Moves to Merge Funds, Lower Costs
Vanguard announced it will expand access to its ultralow-cost Admiral share class and streamline its fund lineup.
Genworth Taps Industry Veteran Charles Goldman for Board of Directors
As Genworth Financial moves ahead in a partnership with two private equity firms, Goldman, known as a fiduciary advocate, takes the reins as board chairman.
Are Tax-Deferred VAs Tax Efficient? Yes, Says Jefferson National
JeffNat's Larry Greenberg reminds RIAs that annuities are a great tax-deferral vehicle if the cost of buying them is cheap enough.
Rostad Kicks Off Fiduciary September
Knut Rostad, Vanguard founder John Bogle and other fiduciary advocates lead a month of lobbying and awareness raising.
401(k) ‘Leakage’ Is Major Problem: New York Life
401(k) plan participants who take out loans may be sabotaging their retirement savings.
76% of Advisors Use ETFs With Mutual Funds: Virtual ETF Conference Poll
At ThinkAdvisor’s virtual ETF conference, a quick poll found that the vast majority of advisors now use some ETFs along with mutual funds and other vehicles in their client portfolios.
Don’t Diss Bond Funds: Goldman Sachs
As interest rates rise and investors withdraw billions from bond funds, Goldman Sachs Asset Management is asking them to take a closer look at fund performance and asset allocations.
The Heavy Price of Stockpicking
If the pros can't get it right, wealth manager Eric Nelson asks, what's the chance that a do-it-yourself investor will do any better?
SEC Gets an Earful From Advisors on Fiduciary Standard
Comments to the SEC from individual advisors—yes, most of them RIAs—call for one standardized fiduciary duty for all. Even Vanguard founder John Bogle weighed in.
DeLegge on ETFs’ Future, Spat With Bogle, as ETF Conference Nears
A chat with keynote speaker Ron DeLegge ahead of AdvisorOne's inaugural advisor-centric ETF gathering July 23, designed to provide advisors with the knowledge and tactics to successfully build client portfolios with ETFs.