What ‘Better’ Regulation Might Look Like
A favorite complaint of advisors is regulation.
Smart Tax Planning Now: 22 Days of Tax Planning Advice for 2012—Final Update
AdvisorOne's annual monthlong special report providing a calendar of practical advice and strategic insights on a host of tax planning topics for advisors and their clients.
Valliere at SSG: Economy Is ‘Healing’ but Watch Out for Iran
Chief political strategist at Potomac Research Group optimistic on economy and markets, but warns of fallout from possible Iran attack and of increased ‘paralysis’ in Congress after elections.
Fellow Advisors, All Your Models Are ‘Garbage’: John Mauldin
After the developed world, and eventually even the U.S., deleverages, asset allocation models can be brought back. Is France the next Greece, or is it Japan?
Charles Goldman to Advisors: Be Paranoid About Your Business
Former Schwab, Fidelity executive warns SSG advisors at conference to avoid arrogance, focus on forming a vision for their firms and not to overlook power of wirehouses.
At SSG, a Focus on Compliance, Including Expert Advice for State- and SEC-Registered RIAs
Some states are shifting field examiners to handle registration duties for the “Big Switch,” says Chris Winn of AdvisorAssist; states reaching out to RIAs, says NCS’ Kellli Capitano.
At SSG Conference, CEO Mangan Focuses on Trust and Independence
At first national conference of Shareholders Service Group, leader Peter Mangan says fiduciary standard shows investors who they can trust.
FSI Reports Record Attendees for Annual OneVoice Conference
More than 600 registrants and 65 exhibitors already for Jan. 23-25 conference for independent broker-dealer advocacy group.
Steve Jobs and Advisors: His Legacy and Ongoing Influence
Most advisors don't use his computers, but more and more use his mobile devices. More important, his business and marketing genius, and his appreciation for the user of technology, has shaped the advisor's world.
Advent Software to Acquire Black Diamond for $73 Million
Portfolio management software firm says Black Diamond’s management and technology will drive its advisor strategy.