Small-Business 401(k)s Follow Large-Plan Trends: Vanguard
Vanguard has released its small-business-focused How America Saves report, which found small 401(k) plans are mirroring trends seen at larger companies.
Pretty Good Week for Live Oak Bank: $200M in Advisor Loans, Plus an IPO
The bank that lends to small businesses held a successful IPO in the same week it hit the $200 million mark in advisor loans.
FINRA Boosts Asset-Backed Securities Market’s Transparency
By Dec. 4, asset-backed securities transactions will be available to the public no later than 15 minutes after the trade is executed.
For Aequitas Capital, Small Firms Are the Sweet Spot
For firms too large for an SBA loan and too small to attract private equity, Brian Rice says Aequitas Capital has a solution.
Do You Have a Scalable Business?
Getting bigger is a great objective — if growth can be translated into results.
Tibergien: The Rise of Super Ensembles
In some respects, bigger is indeed better when it comes to financial planning firms.
AICPA Attacks DOL Fiduciary Plan’s ESOP Language
AICPA urges lawmakers to support bills that would ensure independent appraisers of ESOP are not designated as fiduciaries.
FINRA Beefs Up MBS Transparency
FINRA announced Monday that its Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine will now provide increased transparency in mortgage-backed securities issued by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae and in securities backed by SBA-guaranteed loans.
New Tool for Advisors to Slice and Dice Small-Business Market
A Securian Financial Group microsite helps advisors discern which entrepreneurs could use their help.
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