Rainbow Warriors: Working With LGBT Clients
Investment Advisor’s February cover story focuses on how LGBT clients need help protecting their finances from a blitz of varying state laws.
Earning Credentials in LGBT Planning
What holds back same-sex couples with good incomes from working with financial planners?
Health Care in Retirement: How to Help Clients Plan
Financial advisors take a growing role in optimizing clients’ health care spending.
The Keys to Safeguarding Your Client Base
These crucial skills can protect your advisory business from competitors.
Illinois Enacts Nation’s First Required Retirement Plan Law
In what is a first for the nation, the State of Illinois this month passed into law a requirement that most employers must offer automatic retirement savings programs.
S&P Suspended, Fined Almost $80 Million in SEC, State Cases
Standard & Poor’s agreed to be suspended from rating the biggest part of the commercial-mortgage bond market over claims it bent criteria to win business.
SEC Bans Credit Rater S&P From Big Part of Bond Market
Ban will last a year as part of a $60 million settlement regarding ratings of commercial-mortgage bonds in 2011.
Hedge Funds Cut Oil Bets After Worst Drop Since 2008
“People are willing to buy into the market at these price levels,” said Michael Lynch, president of Strategic Energy & Economic Research.
Mass. Regulator Galvin Issues ‘Emergency’ Crowdfunding Exemption
The Massachusetts Securities Division said Thursday that it had adopted a crowdfunding exemption for offerings within the state.
Top 10 States With Best Performing 401(k)s
Find out which states' 401(k) plans moved into the Top 10 and which fell out in 2014, according to Judy Diamond Associates.