New Hire Roundup: IMCA Announces 2014 Board
Also this week, Celine Colgan joined the Presidio Group, Girard Securities welcomed David Bombart and National Planning Corp. promoted Scott Montgomery.
Room to Grow: How Advisors’ Approach to Women Might Hurt Their Business
Since word got out on the street that women are the demographic du jour, financial advisory firms, large and small, have been making a dedicated and concerted—aggressive, even—effort to cultivate a female clientele.
Prudential Loses Appeal, Is Designated a SIFI by FSOC
Under the Dodd-Frank Act, Prudential is entitled to bring an action within 30 days in federal court to have the final determination rescinded.
Will Nebraska Bail Out Illinois? News Analysis
When the scale of the pension problem becomes manifest in current state budgeting, will politicians seek to nationalize the problem with a taxpayer bailout, ask fiscally prudent Nebraska to help profligate Illinois?
New Hire Roundup: FINRA Names Keenan, Weddle New Board Members
This week in news hires, FINRA appoints new board members; Gene Tannenbaum was named managing director of Lincoln Financial Advisors; American Century Investments promoted Chris Krantz and Jeff Bourke.
New Hire Roundup: Goldman, Nelson Move Up at NFP; New Vice Chair at FASB
This week in new hires, Michael Goldman became COO and Carl Nelson head of mergers and acquisitions at NFP; John Taft of RBC Wealth Management became a LinkedIn Influencer; more
NARAB II Bill Clears Senate Banking Committee
The bill would establish the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers, a nonprofit, independent board to provide a mechanism for multistate licensing for insurance producers
Securities America Adds 6 Financial Affiliates With $3.75B in Assets
The credit unions and banks include 15 financial advisors and are located in the Midwest, West and Northeast.
Taxes and the States: Which Take the Biggest Bites?
Governments are always looking to tax, and in these states, you can expect to find steep taxes on wireless services, lottery winnings, property and more.
On the Road to Independence
The dream of energy independence for the United States of America is fast becoming a reality.