529 Plans: The College Savings Tool Most Families Don’t Know About
About two-thirds of families don't know what a 529 plan is, according to a recent survey. Here's what your clients should know.
Jobless Claims’ 4-Week Average Falls to 15-Year Low
Weekly jobless claims in the U.S. decreased by 1,000 to 264,000 in the seven days ended May 9.
LPL Names Wright to New CTO Slot
The new IBD executive reports to Chief Information Officer Victor Fetter.
Top 20 Richest Colleges of 2014: The Biggest Endowments
Healthy investment returns allow schools to fund a larger portion of their budgets from endowments.
Drop the Jargon: Clients Don’t Care
"When I hear the word 'underwriting,' I have a mental picture of people working in hell with typewriters," one consumer said in a LIMRA presentation.
Using Leveraged and Inverse ETFs to Manage Market Risks
Leveraged and inverse ETFs can magnify the gains on a market rise or a short sale. But they aren't for everyone.
8 Best Financial Companies to Work For: Fortune
These financial companies that work with advisors are included in Fortune's list of the Best Companies to Work For in 2015.
Top 10 Smartest States for Financial Literacy: 2015
Residents in these locales have a head start on planning and saving, according to WalletHub.com.
10 Best States for Retirement: 2015
Crime, weather and taxes factor into how the states stack up.
SEC Mulls Adding SMA Info to Form ADV
The regulator may also be considering asking about leverage, securities lending and other factors to better gauge risk, IAA says.