Tax Working Groups Submit Reports to Senate Finance
The Senate Finance Committee's five bipartisan tax writing working groups submitted their reports Wednesday to the committee’s leaders on ways to reform the tax code.
Regulator Slams Securities America, Advisor Over Alzheimer’s Ad
The IBD denies charges that it failed to supervise an advisor and his "grossly deceptive" radio marketing efforts in Massachussetts.
HD Vest on Track to Add 620 Advisors in 2015
The firm is "having a great year," CEO Roger Ochs told ThinkAdvisor.
Does Gay Marriage Ruling End a Financial Planning Niche?
The workarounds that advisors in many states created to provide same-sex couples with legal benefits now must be unwound.
How Advisors Should Explore the Social Media Universe
Luddites loathe it; old-school types dismiss it. George Clooney scorns it. Nonetheless, the digital parallel world opens a new frontier of financial marketing and communication.
Madoff Trustee’s High Court Rebuff May Cut Victim Recoveries
The Supreme Court denied to hear a case involving money that went to some of Madoff's clients more than two years before his scam collapsed.
Government vs. Private Loans for College: What Borrowers Should Know
Some private lenders are charging lower rates than the government this year, but beware the tradeoffs.
Maria Bartiromo: More ‘Money Hammer’ Than ‘Money Honey’
The Fox anchor talks to ThinkAdvisor about her advice for FAs, why business news is sexy and why beauty only gets a journalist so far.
10 More Wealthy Donors Take the Giving Pledge
The global Giving Pledge initiative created by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates has grown to 137 signatories.
Craigslist Ponzi Scheme Snares Retired Teacher: State Regulators
Regulators in Massachusetts and Alabama issue cease-and-desist orders against Premiere Asset Management for orchestrating a Craigslist-based scheme.