Top Portfolio Products: Schwab Adds Commission-Free ETFs
Tortoise rolls out a North American pipeline fund; Compass launches volatility-weighted ETFs.
New York Life to Buy John Hancock Life Insurance Block, Sell RPS
The combined business will cover 55,000 retirement plans.
High Praise for Low-Tech Mobile Assistant at 2012 TechLeaders Conference
“Sometimes the simplest solutions are the best solutions,” says Corey Westphal, president of Madison, Wis.-based Mobile Assistant. “This means something that doesn’t have a six-month implementation process.”
New Hire Roundup: NAIBD Adds Two to Board; Former RBC Team Goes to JHS
This week in new hires, the National Association of Independent Broker-Dealers made two additions to its board of directors; a wealth management team formerly of RBC moved over to JHS Capital Advisors; and Direxion named a new mid-south senior sales director.
Long-Term Care Cost Increases Closely Track Rate of Inflation
Long-term care costs continue to rise, though not at the same rate of other goods and services, a survey released Wednesday by John Hancock Financial found.
Advisors want both independence and traditional support, study shows
Advisors say they prefer a combination of independent broker/dealer traditional career. A survey of more than 1,000 financial representatives conducted for John Hancock Financial Network...