Ken Fisher’s 401(k) Unit Says DOL Fiduciary Plan Limits Investment Advice
Small plans could be hurt; DOL must also “make clear” some marketing activities are not fiduciary activity, Fisher unit said in comment letter.
RIAs, Broker-Dealers Neglecting Crucial Recruiting Channels: Poll
Many firm executives believe the industry is facing a talent shortage, but they aren't looking at outside-the-box recruiting strategies, a Fidelity poll found.
Capital One Brings Human Advisors to Its Digital Platform
Capital One Investing unites ShareBuilder’s do-it-yourself digital platform with experienced financial advisors.
SEC, FINRA Issue Robo-Advisor Warning
Robo-advisors have been newsworthy for some time, but a new level was reached in early May when Vanguard announced the launch of Vanguard Personal Advisor Services, a hybrid approach that combines robo-advisor technology and real advisors.
The Robo-Advisors of the Health Care World
Health care is undergoing a transition that might sound familiar to advisors who are watching the robo-advisor space: consumers using online tools and mobile devices to control more of their health on their own.
Many Millennials Beating Parents at Retirement Planning
Judging by the headlines, it might be tempting to think that all millennials will be in big financial trouble when it comes to retirement.
Inside ETFs Conference Sees Big Growth, With More Than 1,800 Attendees
The Inside ETFs conference, “Building the Next-Generation ETF Portfolio,” has already beaten the 1,500 participants in 2014.
Robo-Advisors Will Offer More Opportunities Than Threats to Advisors
As robo-advisors continue to attract clients’ assets and venture capitalists’ dollars, some advisors may wonder if they’re a threat to their business.
Millennials Growing Out of Financial Fears
As memory of the financial crisis fades, millennials are getting more aggressive in investing.
How Advisors Use Educational Tools for Their Clients
A Practical Perspectives study examines client-approved resources, including where advisors get them and which topics are most sought after.