New Hire Roundup: Envestnet Names Hardwick President of Advisor Services
Meanwhile, New York Life has appointed Kathleen Navarro its chief diversity officer.
10 Most Successful YouTube Channels by Financial Firms: Q3
Even stodgy financial firms can produce viral videos playing on patriotism, Peyton Manning or lightening up with an office hip-hop dance.
Merrill Grabs 6 Reps From Morgan Stanley, Others
The recruited reps have about $710 million in assets and $5 million in production.
Prudential: Are Retirement Plans’ Auto-Features Up to Snuff?
Prudential Retirement brought together experts in the retirement industry to discuss tactics to overcome participant inertia, among them automatic plan features.
Top 10 Annuity Sales Leaders: Q2 2014
MetLife had a rough first quarter in annuities but has made impressive gains, along with Allianz Group, whose quarterly sales growth was a whopping 101%.
PIMCO’s Gross Used $45 Billion in Derivatives to Lift Fund Gain
Bill Gross is relying on derivatives rather than Janet Yellen to raise his returns on government bonds.
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.
New Hire Roundup: SEC Names Schnurr Chief Accountant
In another personnel move, Nancy Rimington joined GW&K Investment Management.
How to Overcome Behavioral Biases, Raise Retirement Savings: Cerulli
Cerulli’s latest research addresses ways recordkeepers can better engage retirement plan participants to improve outcomes.
Commonwealth Grabs Group From LPL-Affiliated Firm
Benjamin W. Wong and Associates joined Commonwealth after their previous firm, Financial Telesis, was bought by an ex-LPL exec.