SEC’s White: Fiduciary Rule Important, but Dodd-Frank, JOBS Mandates Come First
Chairwoman Mary Jo White told senators Tuesday that a fiduciary options list is a "high priority," but legally mandated rulemakings must take precedence.
FSI Adds New Advisor Members From 2 Firms
Complimentary memberships and similar initiatives have helped boost FSI memberships, which have doubled since 2011.
Advisors Focus on Financial Planning Needs of U.S. Military Members
Former Marine Rob Aeschbach says that for many young service members, concepts like saving and budgeting are alien, but advisors are stepping up.
Boomer Mortgage Debt Could Dampen Economy
A growing number of homeowners are reaching retirement age still owing money on their houses, causing a squeeze on other spending.
Wells Fargo, U.S. Trust, Raymond James Add Teams From Rivals
Plus, a wealth group of five advisors affilates with LPL Financial in Wisconsin.
Collaborative Divorce: A Win-Win Dissolution
When my first husband and I decided to end our marriage more than 30 years ago, we wanted to avoid ugly confrontations and create a solution that would give our young son a loving home with both of us sharing custody.
Revenge of the Variable Annuity
VAs, a much-derided investment product, may be central to the future of retirement.
Securities America Grabs 2 Advisors With $93M in AUM
The Virginia-based brokers come from VALIC, an AIG affiliate, and join Investor Securities Group, one of Securities America's largest branches.
Top Portfolio Products: New ETFs from ALPS, Compass & First Trust
Aequitas Capital launches RIA membership network; new annuities from Forethought, Sammons.
Firm Fined $70M for Stock, Note Fraud
A holding company, a brokerage firm and their CEO were fined for misrepresenting notes and stock they sold to unsophisticated investors.