Firm Accused of Bilking NFL, NBA Players
FINRA said Thursday that it had levied a temporary cease-and-desist order against Success Trade Securities and its CEO for fraud involving 58 investors, many of them current or former NFL and NBA players.
Top 25 401(k)s for NYC-Based Companies: Where Are the Big Banks?
Say goodbye to BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and other finance giants—this year's list of the best plans is seriously competitive.
Pro-Athlete Advisory Firm OFS Joins Dynasty Financial Partners
The specialty advisor firm counts Olympic gold medalists, NBA, NHL and MLB All-Stars, and Super Bowl champions as clients.
13 Ex-Football Players and Finance: The Good & the Bad
After success of varying degrees in the NFL or college football, nine former players took the high road and four others the very low road.
5 Super Costly Divorces of the Rich and Famous
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are just the latest couple to split with millions at stake. For some summer fun, AdvisorOne looks at five of the biggest settlements.
Merrill’s Latest Ads: The Bull Is Back
Bank of America-Merrill Lynch aims to boost its image as a source of strength during unstable times.
Business of Sports: 7 Big Sponsorships by Prudential
An obvious key advertising arena is sports, and Prudential is a big player. Fans would have a hard time not associating a “piece of the rock” with their favorite teams, from the Yankees to the Devils to the Red Bulls.
Ivy League All-Star Investment Team: At Point Guard, Jeremy Lin
Consider: If advisors act as asset allocation point guards for their clients, which Ivy Leaguers would you want on your team?
Who’s Really ‘Rich’?
A national debate about “rich” versus “poor” has erupted. We’re told the contest is between the top 1 percent of all income earners against the bottom 99 percent. We are also told the top 1 percent represents not just the dreadful essence of evil, but that they are “rich.” What...
The Power of Words
WRITER DOROTHY PARKER cracked that the two most beautiful words in the English language were “check enclosed.” The three most beautiful words for winning financial advisory clients are “I get it!”