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.
10 Worst Cities for Jobs: 2015
The job market is improving, but some areas are less fertile for employment than others.
Raymond James Picks Up $1.3M Rep From UBS
Also, Stratos Wealth added two advisors near Columbus, Ohio.
Fed Vows Patience on Rates, Drops ‘Considerable Time’
Wording change is consistent with recent policy moves and is meant to give Fed flexibility to raise rates if economy accelerates.
30 Best Big 401(k) Plans: BrightScope
These $1 billion-plus 401(k) plans saw higher participation, deferral rates and average balances in 2014.
How Advisors Can Secure Financing
For advisors with attractive cash flow but lacking collateral, loans are available if you know where to look for them and how to get approved.