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.
New Hire Roundup: FPA Announces Strategic Content Partnerships
Meanwhile, Manisha Thakor has joined RIA firm Buckingham as Director of Wealth Strategies for Women.
Raymond James, Ameriprise Add Teams in Midwest
The teams move with close to $400 million in total assets under management, the broker-dealers say.
Will This ‘Secret Sauce’ Attract New Clients?
Mike Kaselnak coaches advisors to use “motivational interviewing” on their prospects. Is this the right way to expand a practice?