New Hire Roundup: Altegris Names Jack Rivkin CIO
Meanwhile, Convergent welcomed Richard Wells and the Senate Finance Committee approved three nominees for federal positions.
To Break Fiduciary Deadlock, Groups Lay Out Path for SEC
Seven leading consumer and industry groups supporting a uniform fiduciary duty provided the SEC on Thursday with a “roadmap” for resolving the debate about how to create that rule.
New Hire Roundup: BondDesk Welcomes Swartz; Kosharek Rises at Raymond James
This week in new hires, Donald Swartz went to BondDesk; Jamie Kosharek advanced at Raymond James; and Pinnacle made Michael Kitces a partner.
New Hire Roundup: Horan Goes to Chilton, Pan Moves Up at SEC, CFP Board Gains Myers
This week in new hires, Timothy Horan moved to Chilton Private Clients, with a team of four; Eric Pan joined the SEC; Roger C. Myers, Jr. was named CFO at the CFP Board; and Neuberger Berman added four new wholesalers.
I’m OK, You’re Not: In CFP Survey, Americans Feel Better About Own Finances Than Economy
Americans' trust in advisors fell during the recession, but most would happily sit down with an advisor to work out a financial plan, says a CFP Board survey.
Financial Planning Coalition Tells Congress to Support Fiduciary Duty
Coalition also wants Congress to fund the SEC so it can fulfill its responsibilities.
FPA, CFP Board, Others Join for College Financial Planning Challenge
Those who remember College Bowl days will find a few similarities in the competition launched under the auspices of the FPA, the Academy of Financial Services, Ameriprise Financial, and the CFP Board.
Passage of Reform Bill Brings Quick Response
Reactions to passage of the landmark re-write of financial services reform that the Senate passed Thursday, July 15, were swift.
CFP Board Raises Education Standards
Financial plan development course now required for certification.
Washington Watch: Fiduciary Wrangling Resumes
The fiduciary battle is kicking into high gear. Advisor trade groups as well as state securities regulators and investors rang in the New Year by...