Precious Metals and Taxes: What to Expect With Transactions
The experts at Tax Facts Online on how sales of precious metals are taxed.
CFP Board Hires Cranford as New Lobbyist
The CFP Board has beefed up its lobbying power by hiring Todd Cranford, who advised former Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass.
Fred Reish Explains Fee Disclosure at 401(k) Summit
Fred Reish of Drinker Biddle & Reath and Samuel Brandwein of Morgan Stanley took on advisors’ new responsibilities after fee disclosure at the NAPA/ASPPA 401(k) Summit.
SEC Names Acting, Deputy Directors of Enforcement
The SEC announced Thursday that George Canellos has been named acting director, and that David Bergers, director of the SEC’s Boston Regional Office, has been named acting deputy director.
The $5.25 Million Question: How to Protect Your HNW Clients’ Children
Think your HNW clients can breathe easier because of the now-permanent $5 million exemption for estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes? Think again.
How to Grab Fee Revenue You Didn’t Know You Had
A practice management change netted Asset Preservation Strategies an extra $10 million in its fee-based accounts.
Top 10 States With Most & Fewest Millionaires: 2012
Rankings by Phoenix Global Wealth Monitor show some surprising findings on which states have the most millionaires.
10 Best & Worst State Pension Systems
AdvisorOne focuses on the five best and five worst states Morningstar studied regarding their pensions' health.
SEC Enforcement Roundup: High School Dropout ‘Advisor’ Busted for Fraud
The SEC charged a man who was high school dropout and a phony “investment advisor” who spent his clients’ funds on drugs and gambling; and a group of former high school buddies were charged with engaging in insider trading.
Ahead of Hurricane Sandy, Markets Shut Up Shop
Both the NYSE and Nasdaq were closed Monday due to the superstorm, though electronic trades continue on Arca, and SIFMA recommends bond market closure.