FPA Board Names Shannon Pike 2016 President-Elect, 3 New Board Members
At national conference, FPA says it also added three new “knowledge circles” focusing on women, tax planning and linking academic researchers and practitioners.
House GOP Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Stall DOL Fiduciary Rule
Rep. Jeb Hensarling said he would advance Rep. Ann Wagner's Retail Investor Protection Act to “stop” the Department of Labor's “misguided” fiduciary rule.
Going Independent: Too Many Choices?
Here's how to navigate the numerous options available for a dramatic career shift.
‘Miracle on Ice’ Goalie Jim Craig Tells Advisors: Focus on Clients’ Dreams
In opener to FPA national conference, diversity and retirement awards are presented, while goalie for the 1980 Olympic hockey team regales attendees.
LPL-Affiliated RIA Merges With Bank-Focused Wealth Group
The deal gives some 500 IFP advisors acccess to a large number of bank clients and accounts, the two firms say.
UBS Nabs $1.3B Merrill Team; Wells Fargo Grabs $1B Morgan Stanley Reps
Meanwhile, Raymond James recruits groups with more than $800 million in client assets to its employee channel.
LPL to Pay $3.2M Over Sales of Nontraded REITs, Leveraged ETFs
A settlement was reached with NASAA, Massachusetts and Delaware attorneys general.
13 Colleges Whose Grads Earn the Least: 2015
Low pay doesn't always equate to low job meaning, PayScale finds.
What Retiring Clients Need From Advisors (That Robos Don’t Do)
Clients and prospects need help planning for rising health care costs and dealing with Social Security issues, HealthView's Ron Mastrogiovanni says at RIIA event.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: Newswire Hackers to Pay $30M
Meanwhile, a former Morgan Stanley broker pleaded guilty to trading on insider tips written on napkins.