In Financial Data, Small Is the New Big
While big data is here to stay, forward-thinking advisors are finding a wealth of relevant information right in front of them.
Best & Worst U.S. Companies for 401(k) Benefits
Bloomberg ranked the 250 biggest companies in the U.S. on who offers the most generous 401(k) matches.
T. Rowe Price Partners With BrightScope to Provide Sales Transparency
T. Rowe Price has chosen a new BrightScope product to help simplify how its retirement plan sales data is shared and used among service providers.
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.
New Hire Roundup: BrightScope Names Riggio Its First Chief Revenue Officer
Also, Pacific Life announced changes in its sales organization, and Edmond Markel joined Hennion & Walsh.
Companies Squeeze 401(k)s From Facebook to JPMorgan
Employers are holding back on both the amount and the timing of 401(k) matching funds and dragging out vesting schedules.
Best Reader Comments: BrightScope Brouhaha; Goldfarb Fracas
A collection of some of the recent — and most thought-provoking — comments made by readers on ThinkAdvisor.
BrightScope Defends a Business Model Modeled After Morningstar
BrightScope's methods irritate some, but others see a chance to clean up some of the industry's problems.
Advisor Industry ‘Disruptor’ BrightScope Adds Kitces to Advisory Board
In naming Pinnacle advisor and Web guru Michael Kitces to its advisory board, BrightScope is targeting online transparency as it offers lead generation opportunities to advisors.
Top 25 Finance Company 401(k) Plans: BrightScope
To judge by the 401(k) plans that finance companies offer their employees, they’re doing a good job of doing unto themselves as they would have others do.