Top 20 States for Private Equity Investment in 2014
Some 3,100 U.S. businesses benefited from private equity investments last year.
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.
10 Best US Cities for Veterans
In some of the cities in NerdWallet's ranking, more than a fifth of residents are veterans.
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.
What Fiduciary Advocates Can Learn From SCOTUS Ruling on Gay Marriage
Extensive discussion, and personalization, of a once taboo topic moved public opinion before the Supreme Court ruling.
SEC: Self-Directed IRA Custodian Ignored Red Flags in 2 Schemes
The Ohio-based IRA provider is accused of ignoring red flags in one scheme targeting churchgoers and another targeting real estate investors.
Advisor Fights Cancer, Punches Through Million-Dollar Level in Same Year
Todd Bury’s brush with mortality actually spurred his efforts to accelerate his business growth while putting his life in perspective.
New Hire Roundup: SEC Names Regional Director in Salt Lake City
Meanwhile, tennis champion Andy Murray joined the advisory board of Seedrs, a U.K.-based crowdfunding platform.
EPA’s Fracking Study Bolsters Energy Industry, Undercuts Environmentalists
Industry groups said that the result vindicated what they have been arguing for years: drilling activity has risks, but fracking doesn’t deserve new federal oversight.
11 Best & Worst 529 College Savings Plans of 2015: Morningstar
ThinkAdvisor looks at the college savings plans rated Gold, Silver and, well, Negative.