Republicans Get Tough With SEC Over User Fees
Industry trade groups remain steadfast in their bid to secure more backers of a bipartisan user-fees bill.
What Do Investors Want in an Advisor?
After studying what affluent investors want, the CFP Board suggests many firms' advisor training programs are inadequate.
‘Faulty’ Analysis Could Torpedo an SEC Fiduciary Rule: Advocates
SEC’s analysis on a fiduciary rule must be “thorough and well-reasoned,” as a “faulty analysis could doom or further delay” prospects for reform.
Fiduciary Rule Among SEC’s 2015 Priorities
The SEC plans to evaluate staffers' recommendation to consider a uniform fiduciary standard, among other Dodd-Frank related matters.
Kitces, Brown Launch Recruiting Site for Indie Advisors
Advisors Michael Kitces and Caleb Brown have launched JobsFP, a recruiting website for independent financial planners.
Want to Boost Your Bottom Line? Add More Women
One need look no further than the numerous reports and comments made by influential professionals—both male and female—for evidence that gender diversity, as well as adding and escalating women in corporate roles, are key drivers of business growth.
Camardas Amend Court Filing to Block Client List From CFP Board
The move comes shortly after the CFP Board filed a motion asking the Camardas to hand over client information, which raised questions about privacy rules.
CFP Board Request for Camardas' Client List Raises Eyebrows
The latest filing in the CFP Board/Camarda legal tussle is raising some questions about privacy rules, Brian Hamburger of MarketCounsel says.
FPA Honors Advisors for Work With Sick, Needy
The FPA recognizes two advisors, one for his work with the underserved Latino community and another for his work with cancer patients.
CFP Board Hires Loper to 'Strengthen' CFP Mark
John Loper will be director of corporate relations, playing a key role in encouraging top firms' "preference for and investment in CFP certification."