TD Ameritrade Goes Its Own Way on Robo-Advisors, With a Twist
Custodian offers resources for RIAs to build or choose a robo-provider, but Tom Nally urges advisors to consider matching services with fees.
What a GOP Senate Takeover Means for Dodd-Frank, CFPB, User Fees
AEI's Peter Wallison and others weigh in on what advisors can expect now that Republicans have dominated the midterms.
20 Best & Worst States for Pension Funding
Data from S&P shows the health of public retirement funds.
10 Best Cities for Jobs in Financial Services: 2014
Several cities debut on Accounting Principals’ annual list on financial services jobs.
New Hire Roundup: ABIA Elects New Board Members
This week, the American Bankers Insurance Association elected new board members, and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management hired four regional VPs.
BofA to Pay $7.65 Million SEC Penalty Over Capital Overstatements
Bank of America will pay millions on claims that it overstated its capital by billions after failing to report losses tied to Merrill buy.
Saving Exploited Elders
Every day at least 1,000 elderly Americans are financially exploited or abused.
Water: Resourceful Growth
American States Water (AWR) of San Dimas, Calif., is the parent company for Golden States Water Company and American States Utility Services. AWR is a high-quality utility with a strong balance sheet (58% common equity) and high credit ratings (S&P: A+). In 2014, AWR expects to invest $80 million-$90 million...
Fed Keeps ‘Considerable Time’ Pledge as Growth Is ‘Moderate’
The Federal Reserve maintained a commitment to keep interest rates near zero for a “considerable time” after asset purchases are completed.
12 Best States for Adjusted Advisor Pay
Low cost of living often offsets lower advisor pay in some states, while in other states high pay offsets high cost of living.