Should Parents Sacrifice Retirement Saving For College Tuition?
An undergraduate degree from a respected university—it's all but a necessity in today's job market, and post-undergrad education is becoming common even among entry-level applicants.
LPL Adds 2 Execs to Fortigent in Reshuffle
Tim Knepp and Matthew Peterson come on board to boost the indie broker-dealer’s high-net-worth platform.
Moore to Leave LPL; Arnold Replacing Him as President
Robert Moore is leaving LPL to become CEO of Legal & General Investment Management America, an RIA specializing in fixed income.
Raymond James Adds 6 From LPL; Wells Fargo Grabs 5 From Morgan Stanley
Meanwhile, Merrill Lynch recruits a UBS team as wirehouse retention deals expire.
Unclaimed Cash: Why Social Security Planning Can’t Be Ignored by Advisors
Advisors who don’t help their clients claim Social Security are leaving money on the table — and may face liability issues.
LPL Defends $9M Fortigent Restructuring
The reorganization, whose cost includes $4.5 million in severance packages, will bring "innovation and efficiency" to LPL's HNW offerings, an executive said.
New Hire Roundup: Securities America Promotes 7
Meanwhile, financial data aggregation firm CircleBlack appointed Bill Bartzak and Michael Castellano to its board of directors.
The Unsinkable Sallie Krawcheck
Is Krawcheck weighing a robo-advisor offering? She remains tight-lipped on her plans, but tells ThinkAdvisor in a wide-ranging interview, "I'm not done yet!"
New Hire Roundup: PIMCO Names Fels Managing Director, Adds CIO
Meanwhile, New York Life says it will hire 3,600 reps this year.
10 Super Bowl TV Ads to Watch For
With 110 million viewers expected to Watch Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, the best marketers in the world are pulling out all the stops.