Saving Exploited Elders
Every day at least 1,000 elderly Americans are financially exploited or abused.
SEC Busts 4 Insurance Agents in Scam Against Seniors
SEC charges four insurance agents for unlawfully selling securities in what turned out to be a multimillion-dollar fraud targeting retirees.
Understanding Advisor Economics 101: Follow the Money
The economics of being a wirehouse broker vs. an independent advisor, of the wirehouses vs. fee-based financial services firms, and the CFP Board.
CFPB Should Boost Consumer Data Protections: GAO
Republican lawmakers say that the CFPB is overstepping its boundaries with "unwarranted" and "unwelcome" intrusion into personal consumer information.
12 Worst Financial Advisors in America: 2014
Stealing huge sums from clients and bilking military veterans and disaster victims are just some of these advisors' egregious actions.
SEC Cracks Down on 19 Firms, 1 Trader for Short Selling Prior to Stock Offerings
An SEC dragnet of short sellers has hauled in 19 firms and one trader, costing the violators $9 million in disgorgement, interest and penalties.
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.
9 Reasons Why Alan Greenspan Is Wrong About Everything
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan recently laid out nine reasons the economy stinks. Here’s why he’s wrong, according to New York Life’s John Kim.
Record S&P Masks Pain as 47% of Nasdaq Mired in Bear Market
Beneath the U.S. stock market’s record-setting gains, trouble is stirring.
Most State-Registered Advisors Have Tech, Cybersecurity Policies: NASAA
Though less than 5% of small and midsize firms said they had a cybersecurity incident, two-thirds said they had cybersecurity policies in place.