Top 10 Dumbest States for Financial Literacy: 2014
WalletHub, a financial decision making site, assessed states based on two categories: knowledge and education; and planning and daily habits.
15 Cheapest Colleges With Best Job Value
Keeping tuition costs low makes a degree a better investment. Here are 15 affordable colleges whose graduates earn high salaries.
10 Most Influential Advisors on Social Media: BrightScope
These advisors “are models of how to use social media to grow a successful advisory business and a personal brand in the marketplace,” says BrightScope.
Bank of America Fighting to Keep Dividend Hike After $4 Billion Blunder
Bank of America's note valuation error is "a step backwards for them," says one institutional investor, and "raises credibility issues."
The Real Key to Harnessing Technology
Financial advisors need to remember that technology is simply an enabler: You must first set up your business to accommodate it—then reap the rewards.
Top 20 Richest Colleges for 2013: The Biggest Endowments
Of the 835 colleges studied, endowments rose by an average of nearly 12% in the fiscal year ending in June 2013.
‘Brutalized’ Breakaway Brokers Speak Out: 7 Stories From the Road to Independence
From “pain and humiliation” to a “quite positive” experience, seven brokers tell ThinkAdvisor their stories of breaking away.
Ryan Budget Seeks to ‘Tighten’ SEC’s Belt
But SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White told lawmakers the same day that there was "an immediate and pressing need" for more funding for advisor exams.
GOP Tax Reform’s Effect on Charitable Giving
The comprehensive tax reform proposal Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., introduced in February would make significant changes to charitable contributions.
Senate Finance’s Wyden Set to Move on Tax Extenders
Chairman Wyden, determined to make this the “last time we do extenders,” hopes to use this chance “to reform the broken tax code.”