Social Security Expansion Advocates Target Presidential Candidates
As millions of Americans prepare this year for one of the biggest milestones in their lives – retirement – the program that they have come to most depend on in retirement its celebrating its own milestone. The Social Security program turns 80-years-old on August 14.
8 Keys to Inorganic Growth for Advisory Firms
Many advisors' inorganic growth plans fail, but these lessons drawn from aRIA’s members can increase your chances of success—including recruiting other advisors and M&A.
HighTower Launches Third Leg of Advisor Platform: The Alliance
Gavion, a $20 billion investment consulting firm to institutions, will be building its own HighTower-like partnership in the South for “corner office” fee-based advisors.
aRIA Reveals Path to Elite RIA Status for Savant and Beacon Pointe
John Furey's advisor think tank takes its first "behind the curtain" look at its advisory firm members’ success.
Crossing Paths: The 2013 IA 25
With Investment Advisor's 11th annual list of the most influential individuals in and around the advisor business, we decided to do something different.
Tax Law Leaves Charitable Deduction Intact
But the permanent extension of the Pease limitation on itemized deductions was met with less enthusiasm from charities.
Loring Ward Helps Parents Teach Kids About Money
Helping families teach children about finances is a way advisors can take “a more comprehensive, holistic approach to wealth, instead of only focusing on investments,” a Loring Ward executive says.
Law Associations, Industry Groups Support Older Americans Act of 2011
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, a professional association of attorneys dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to the elderly and people with special needs, announced on Monday their support for Sen. Bernie Sanders’, I-Vt., bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act.
Oil Prices: Making a Burgers-to-Barrels Comparison
A group of commodities analysts looks at petrol prices over time to see if oil is cheap or expensive now.
Best online resources for worried investors
In the midst of market volatility, where can investors go for help (besides their financial advisor)? The Alliance for Investor Education highlights 12 of the...