How to Market to, and Meet the Needs of, Same-Sex Couples
Three suggestions on how to market to same-sex couples, three key planning issues you should address and a checklist (good for domestic partners, too) to put it all together.
New Hire Roundup: Hatteras Promotes Murphy
This week in new hires, Robert Murphy was named CIO of Hatteras Alternative Mutual Funds; Steven Lofquist went to JHS Capital Advisors; and Franklin Square welcomed Mike Gerber.
FINRA at 5 Years: Highlighting 7 Areas of Action
Quite a bit has happened in those five years: billion-dollar frauds, a flash crash exposing major volatility issues and a bill supporting FINRA as advisors' SRO, to name a few developments.
New Hire Roundup: Tiger 21 Names Garella San Francisco Chairwoman
This week in new hires, Tiger 21 named Julie Garella chairwoman of its San Francisco group, Eagle Asset Management brought in four new portfolio managers in Vermont, and Steven Young went to Citi Private Bank.
New Hire Roundup: Putnam Adds Three; Wagner Retires From BlackRock, Joins Board
This week in new hires, David Scheetz, Edward Deeds and James Axford joined Putnam Investments; and Susan Wagner retired as vice chairwoman of BlackRock and was named to its board.
A compilation of nearly one hundred terms, phrases, and important laws critical to the understanding of investment advisor regulation and compliance.
Bowles, Simpson Warning: Deficit Committee Must Cut More Than $1.2 Trillion
The two co-chairmen of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform warned lawmakers on Tuesday that any deal to reduce the federal budget deficit by no more than $1.2 trillion would “merely delay” the nation’s fiscal problems.
Former Bush Economist Floats Retirement Reform Plan
An economist to former President George H.W. Bush unveiled a proposal to reform the retirement savings system by replacing the deduction for contributions to retirement savings accounts with a flat-rate refundable credit deposited directly into a saver’s account.
Financial Stability Oversight Council Plans Third Meeting on Jan. 18
The Financial Stability Oversight Council plans to hold its third public meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at the U.S. Department of the Treasury building in Washington
Fading Homeownership Bodes Ill for Fannie, Freddie: BofA-Merrill Economists
A report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch showing U.S. homeownership at its lowest point in over a decade suggests continued earnings losses for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.