Evaluating Young Financial Planners
Earlier this spring, I visited four CFP Board-registered university programs to ensure we are sourcing the best available talent for the firms we represent.
DOL Releases Fiduciary Plan
The DOL's long-anticipated, controversial redraft of its rule to redefine fiduciary for retirement plans is now out for public comment.
NAPFA, Take 2: Just Say ‘No’ to Politics
The response to my suggestion that NAPFA not get involved with protesting Indiana's law graphically illustrates my point.
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.
Bill to Delay DOL Fiduciary Rulemaking Is Revived
Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., has reintroduced a bill to force the DOL to wait until the SEC makes its own fiduciary rule.
Obama Endorses DOL Fiduciary Redraft, Girds for Fight
“If you want to give financial advice, you have to put your clients’ interest first,” Obama said Monday, blasting “backdoor payments” and high fees.
NAPFA Elects Moore Board Chairman for 2015 Term
Current board treasurer Frank Moore will serve as chairman-elect and remain as treasurer until his term begins on Sept. 1.
Must Have Certifications And Designations For Retirement Planners
Helping others to realize their dreams is certainly no easy matter. It requires financial smarts, the right credentials, and no small measure of passion.
Republicans Get Tough With SEC Over User Fees
Industry trade groups remain steadfast in their bid to secure more backers of a bipartisan user-fees bill.
‘Faulty’ Analysis Could Torpedo an SEC Fiduciary Rule: Advocates
SEC’s analysis on a fiduciary rule must be “thorough and well-reasoned,” as a “faulty analysis could doom or further delay” prospects for reform.