SEC Warns of Advisors Duping Investors With Fake Credentials
The SEC warned investors Wednesday to perform thorough background checks and brought two actions against advisors for falsifying credentials.
11 Best & Worst 529 College Savings Plans of 2015: Morningstar
ThinkAdvisor looks at the college savings plans rated Gold, Silver and, well, Negative.
Merrill, Securities America & Commonwealth Add Reps From Rivals
Meanwhile, Focus Financial shares news about its recent executive recruiting.
LPL Financial Expands HNW Push
The IBD rolls out consulting and other services after moving to restructure its Fortigent business.
Senate Democrats Push Back on DOL Fiduciary Plan
The Obama administration plan to tighten rules on brokers is facing blowback from the president’s own party.
Top 15 Most Expensive States for Long-Term Care: 2015
Paying for health care is a top boomer retirement worry — and in these states, it’s easy to see why.
What Retirees Will Pay for Health Care, in 5 Charts
A couple retiring in 10 years at age 65 will spend about 90% of their lifetime Social Security benefits on health care, HealthView Services warns.
House Votes to Kill Estate Tax
The "death tax is actually hurting our economy now and putting unnecessary pressure on families and small businesses," said House Ways and Means Chairman Ryan.
10 Best & Worst States for High-Income Taxpayers
Income, property and sales taxes can really add up in some states, according to the Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy and WalletHub.
SEC Exam Chief Bowden to Exit
The OCIE head, Andrew Bowden, will return to the private sector.