12 Best States for Adjusted Advisor Pay
Low cost of living often offsets lower advisor pay in some states, while in other states high pay offsets high cost of living.
SEC Charges Immigration Attorneys With Bilking Foreign Investors Seeking U.S. Residency
The lawyers sold investments in a fake ethanol plant, the SEC said.
Bank of America Settlement Ends Mortgage Crisis Lawsuits? Not So Fast
Following a Supreme Court directive, a federal appeals court ruled a lawsuit on behalf of several credit unions over mortgage-backed securities could proceed.
SEC Enforcement: Kansas Charged With Securities Fraud
In another action, a brokerage firm and its founder were charged with violating net capital requirements and falsifying data in an attempt to mislead examiners.
Schorsch's RCAP Buys Girard, Nears 10,000 FAs
RCS Capital moves to add Girard Securities to the expanding Cetera Financial Group of IBDs led by Larry Roth.
Waddell & Reed Fires Fund Manager, Names New President
Two high-profile departures from the firm have caught Morningstar raters' attention.
New Hire Roundup: Janus Capital Adds Scholes, Alankar
Also in new hires, the SEC announced that Thomas Krysa has been named associate regional director for enforcement in its Denver office.
Young Investors Don’t Want Advisors Who ‘Mirror Them’: Securities America
Gen X and Gen Y want experienced financial advisors and are willing to work with their parents’ FAs, the IBD said at its conference.
15 Most Affordable Online MBAs
Here are 15 online business graduate degrees that get high quality ratings and won't break the bank.
13 Best & Worst 529 College Savings Plans of 2014: Morningstar
ThinkAdvisor whittled down Morningstar’s look at 84 college investment plans to see which ones do it right — and wrong.