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.
2014 Advisor Hall of Fame
Now in its 24th year, Research magazine's eagerly awaited benchmark of industry excellence honors five.
Third of Clients Say They Didn’t Get Adequate Financial Planning Services
New research from the Financial Planning Coalition shows a lack of appropriate regulatory standards for those who say they are “financial planners.”
Guidelines for Best Fiduciary Practices Set by Institute
The Institute for the Fiduciary Standard's new whitepaper focuses on the premises and principles that should be the basis for best fiduciary practices.