Aiding and Abetting: How Client Wrongdoing Can Hurt You
Most financial advisors would refuse to aid and abet a client in breaking the law. But sometimes the situation isn't so clear-cut.
Ask the Advisor: Long-Term Care Advice
Retirement planner Susan John, founder and president of Financial Focus Inc., discusses the LTC market and how advisors can best help their clients understand it.
NAPFA Elects Lauren Locker to Replace Ron Rhoades as Chair
Locker, who founded her own New Jersey-based firm in 1992, is a CFP and has served on NAPFA’s National Board for the past two years.
Ron Rhoades’ Exit From NAPFA Shocks Fee-Based Advisor World
In a self-punishing mea culpa, Rhoades said he was stepping down from the NAPFA chairmanship after discovering that he had committed a violation as chief compliance officer of his firm.
NAPFA: 8 Ways FINRA Oversight Will Hurt Indie Advisors
NAPFA has sounded the alarm against House Financial Services Chairman Spencer Bachus’ bill calling for a SRO to oversee advisors.
Worst-Case Scenario Is Diluted Fiduciary Standard: TD’s Nally
At NAPFA National, the new head of TDAI made the case for RIAs, younger advisors and female clients, but fretted about Dodd-Frank implementation, and urged advisors to “focus on running a business.”
Fee-Only Planners May Be Aging World’s Best Hope
‘Shock of Gray’ author Ted Fishman tells NAPFA conference that fee-only planners are ideally suited to prepare people for the cold realities of global trends in an aging world.
NAPFA Names Ron Rhoades Chairman
On opening day of the 2012 NAPFA annual conference in Chicago, outgoing chairwoman Susan John named Ron Rhoades to succeed her as head of the fee-only planners group.
Reconsidering Reverse Mortgages
Times were tough for Dorothy Ariail back in 1977 when she became a young widow with three children.
Tips to Manage Personal Wealth in Volatile Markets: NAPFA
AdvisorOne offers top tips culled from speakers at NAPFA’s Practice Management & Investments conference in Brooklyn. Topics include risk management, behavioral finance and macroeconomics.