12 Worst Financial Advisors in America: 2013
ThinkAdvisor gathered a list of awful advisors from the past year and ranked them, balancing amount stolen with amount of “ick” factor involved.
Jobs Numbers Paint Unclear Picture for Fed Tapering
For market watchers looking for a definitive sign that taper time is coming, Friday's tepid jobs report wasn't it.
Americans, and Their Money, Flee High-Tax States
Much is said about businesses' growth driving state economies. But cash brought by tax migrants from other states may dwarf their revenue.
Homebuilding Sector: Time to Buy or Sell?
Housing markets have heated up, but property prices and construction-related investments have different dynamics worth keeping in mind.
States Improve Budget Decisions by Using Cost-Benefit Analyses, Study Finds
It might sound simplistic, but Pew-MacArthur study finds that using data to drive decisions improves performance.
Half of Student Debt Holders Worry They Can’t Pay
While other types of debt have fallen since the recession, student loan debt has increased, and consumers are struggling to meet those obligations, according to a report published in June by the Urban Institute.
Top 10 Best Foreign Countries for Retirement: 2013
International Living magazine measured cost, ease of integration, climate and other factors and even talked to foreigners who made the move.
When RIA Zombies Attack, Money Manager Has Survival Guide
Are you an RIA or a ZIA—zombie investment advisor? That is the question, or challenge at least, put forward by one third-party money manager trying to get your attention and maybe even partner with you in managing client assets.
Top 10 Biggest 529 College Savings Plans: 2013
Here are the 10 biggest 529 college savings plans by AUM, asset growth and market share, as compiled by the Financial Research Corp.
Investors Cap Aims to Double Advisor Sales
The independent broker-dealer hosts a workshop led by a top producer to help its reps raise their yearly production.