IMCA’s ‘Capstone Gathering’ in Boston Attracts 1,700 Attendees
Executive director and CEO Sean Walters says event is growing in attendance even as its overall membership swells, with more independent advisors joining.
Will Delaying Social Security Benefits Be a Tough Sell to Clients in 2014?
Retirement planners may have a tough time in 2014 persuading clients to hold off on claiming Social Security benefits until the last year possible.
Finke: Is Cash Value Life Insurance Disappearing?
Close examination reveals complexity—and opportunity—in life insurance buying trends.
The Battles That Shaped Dodd-Frank
Chris Dodd and Barney Frank shared anecdotes about what really keeps Wall Street awake at night and who has more political clout than big banks.
India Seeks to Boost Foreign Currency Exchange
India’s economy has been suffering, but the country has thought of a solution that could go a long way to ease its fiscal woes.
Robert Shiller: Budget, Debt Fights a ‘Wash’ for Markets
The Nobel Prize-winning Yale economist said equities haven’t really reacted to the crisis one way or another.
Goolsbee: 3 Things That Will Save U.S. Economy (and 3 That Won’t)
The characteristics that will save the U.S. from Washington's "craziness" have been here all along, former Obama aide Austan Goolsbee says.
New Hire Roundup: IMCA Announces 2014 Board
Also this week, Celine Colgan joined the Presidio Group, Girard Securities welcomed David Bombart and National Planning Corp. promoted Scott Montgomery.
Morningstar’s ETF Conference Is Sold Out and Looking for a New Home
The Morningstar ETF Invest Conference has reached its capacity of 500, according to Ben Johnson, Morningstar’s director of passive funds research and event emcee.
Loring Ward Makes Push to Pull More Advisors Into Retirement Plan Market
A series of webinars and a conference aim to support financial advisors interested in expanding their retirement plan business.