Is Out of State Retirement Right for Your Clients?
Your clients may have most of their ducks in a row – retirement accounts, life and health insurance, Social Security and asset draw-down strategies – but have they decided for sure they'll be staying in place?
LPL Defends $9M Fortigent Restructuring
The reorganization, whose cost includes $4.5 million in severance packages, will bring "innovation and efficiency" to LPL's HNW offerings, an executive said.
New Hire Roundup: Securities America Promotes 7
Meanwhile, financial data aggregation firm CircleBlack appointed Bill Bartzak and Michael Castellano to its board of directors.
The Unsinkable Sallie Krawcheck
Is Krawcheck weighing a robo-advisor offering? She remains tight-lipped on her plans, but tells ThinkAdvisor in a wide-ranging interview, "I'm not done yet!"
Fiduciaries to Pay $39M for Raiding Death Benefit Plans; Outcry Over DOL Rule Continues
A federal court entered a $39.8 million judgment in favor of workers who participated in more than 400 death benefit plans.
Top 10 States With Best Performing 401(k)s
Find out which states' 401(k) plans moved into the Top 10 and which fell out in 2014, according to Judy Diamond Associates.
SEC Enforcement: Man of Many Aliases Charged With Stock Fraud
California man with several aliases was charged with fraudulently selling $900,000 worth of stock that he didn't actually own.
20 Best & Worst Tax States
Conservatives and liberals generally agree on what a “fair” state and local tax system looks like, but no state actually has such a system.
Wells Fargo, Raymond James Recruit Teams; LPL Adds 13 Reps
Plus, HighTower and NFP add separate retirement plan groups to their operations as partners.
Alts Are the Answer
Why are advisors using liquid alternative investments? How are they using them? The answers may surprise you.