Are Your Clients Getting Their Retirement Checkups?
As clients approach retirement, advisors need to focus on not just accumulating and protecting assets, but helping them transition into a new phase of life.
Chartered Special Needs Consultant Designation a ‘Huge Step Forward’
The American College's new ChSNC program is helping Connecticut planner Michael Beloff hone a craft in which he's specialized since 2002.
New Hire Roundup: American Century Names New Co-CIOs
Meanwhile, Nicholas Lance joined OneAmerica, and Sebastian Gomez Abero was tapped to lead the SEC Office of Small Business Policy.
Bank Customer Satisfaction Returns to Prerecession Levels
Customers are happier with their banks despite higher fees, the American Customer Satisfaction Index says. Satisfaction with health insurers rose, too.
Prudential Loses Appeal, Is Designated a SIFI by FSOC
Under the Dodd-Frank Act, Prudential is entitled to bring an action within 30 days in federal court to have the final determination rescinded.
Big Questions Lurk in LTC’s Future
LTC specialists are at odds over what recommendations they believe the Long-Term Care Commission will submit to Congress on Thursday.
Genworth, Cetera Close Unit Sales Deals
"We are getting back to our roots," says Genworth Financial Wealth Management President and CEO Gurinder Ahluwalia.
SEC Fiduciary Rule Unlikely in Dodd-Frank’s Third Year of Life
Advisors, including Harold Evensky, and industry officials are increasingly pessimistic that the year will bring a uniform fiduciary rule. However, the first designation of an asset management firm as systemically important could be coming soon.
BDCs, Maligned by Regulators, Find a Champion
Despite recent warnings, Michael Forman of Franklin Square makes a strong argument for including business development companies in a portfolio.
New Hire Roundup: Gamble Named Managing Director at F-Squared
This week in new hires, F-Squared Investments named Paul Gamble managing director, and Sean Curry and Kimberly Palleon moved up at BMO Global Asset Management.