Which Wirehouse Tops LPL’s List of Recruited Reps?
The independent broker-dealer is adding a sizable number of teams and advisors from one firm in particular.
New Hire Roundup: Franklin Templeton Adds Macey to Retirement Solutions Team
Meanwhile, UBS welcomes a team of advisors from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.
DOL Fiduciary Plan Needs Rollover Exemption: Retirement Experts
Lawmakers and ARA say a new exemption is needed so plan advisors won’t be prohibited from helping participants with rollovers.
Democratic Senator Criticizes DOL Fiduciary Rule as Hearings Near
Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri says she's worried about access to advice for small investors; Washington Analysis gives its prognosis for the rule.
Valeant Tells Congress a Different Tax Tale Than Investors
The U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations held its first hearing under new leadership on Thursday with a dive into the U.S. corporate tax code.
Lawmakers Ask DOL to Start Over on Fiduciary Rule
“We feel it is in the interest of our constituents that the DOL repropose this fiduciary regulation,” lawmakers tell Labor’s Thomas Perez.
ABLE Act Passed, but Many Questions Remain
For states deciding whether to host or contract a qualified disability savings account program, there’s a lot to consider.
What Makes an Advisor Blog Great?
Blogging can give a powerful boost to a financial advisor's career—if done right.
How Advisors Should Explore the Social Media Universe
Luddites loathe it; old-school types dismiss it. George Clooney scorns it. Nonetheless, the digital parallel world opens a new frontier of financial marketing and communication.
Stifel Agrees to Buy Barclays’ U.S. Wealth Management Unit
The deal should add some 180 advisors to the company, which recently bought Sterne Agee.