50 Ways for States to Tax Residents
Which states have the lightest tax burden? The answer isn't as straightforward as it seems.
Several States Looking Into Required Pension Programs
Millions of individuals are at risk for not having enough money to maintain their standard of living in retirement.
DOL’s Authority to Define Fiduciary Questioned
"Please explain to us how ERISA gives DOL jurisdiction over an individual’s relationship with a personal investment advisor,” said Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky.
FPA’s Advocacy Push: States Today, Capitol Hill Tomorrow
With membership stable and retention strong, the Financial Planning Association is holding state advocacy days in runup to Congressional advocacy days.
DOL Has Worked ‘Very Closely’ With SEC on Fiduciary Plan: Perez
The Labor secretary told CNBC that DOL wants to create a "level playing field" for advisors that are already putting their clients' interests first.
GOP Reps Demand Proof DOL Didn’t Go It Alone on Fiduciary
Lawmakers tell Secretary Perez to hand over SEC correspondence, but advocates say Congress’ efforts to stall the fiduciary redraft are futile.
Is Investing in Movies a Good Investment Strategy?
Wade Bradley claims his Media Society has cracked the code of money-making in the risky world of film investing.
Key Congressional Committees Get New Leaders
The start of the new GOP-controlled Congress brings with it new faces to key congressional committees that hold sway over a variety of issues impacting advisors.
The Keys to Safeguarding Your Client Base
These crucial skills can protect your advisory business from competitors.
Ex-Gov. Pawlenty: White House Fiduciary Memo ‘Overly Broad’
The leaked memo was “overly broad in condemning the industry and fairly conclusory without citing a lot of specifics,” FSR's Pawlenty says.