New Hire Roundup: Advisor Software Adds Nguyen as Chief Technology Officer
Meanwhile, Hartford Funds announced that Tom Scanlan, Tom Monks and Nick Hammer have joined as advisor consultants.
Combating Elder Abuse Requires More Than Raising Awareness
NASAA is drafting model legislation to address how broker-dealers and advisors should respond when they suspect or detect senior financial exploitation.
Ken Fisher Reveals His Market-Beating Secrets
The legendary value investor tells ThinkAdvisor about avoiding the biggest investing mistakes, harnessing behavioral finance and finding contrarian plays that pay.
Washington Governor OKs Small Business Retirement Marketplace
Law uses Obama's MyRA plan to provide small business employees with access to retirement plans.
U.S. Unemployment Falls to Lowest Level Since May 2008
A net 223,000 jobs were added in April, notably in construction and health care.
10 Best & Worst States for High-Income Taxpayers
Income, property and sales taxes can really add up in some states, according to the Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy and WalletHub.
Baird Adds $350M Ex-Schwab Rep
Meanwhile, Raymond James and Ameriprise pick up teams from Morgan Stanley and Stifel.
New Hire Roundup: Blundell Joins Northern Trust’s International Wealth Advisory Group
Meanwhile, Rick Golod is now chief global strategist at Behringer, and Marie Swift has joined the Wealthminder advisory board.
BD Fees Confuse Investors: NASAA
“Investors are confused and unaware of how much their brokerage firm charges to serve and maintain their investment accounts,” NASAA President William Beatty said.
SEC Charges Pacific West Capital With Life Settlement Fraud
Pacific West and its owner hid and minimized "risks in order to sell more life settlements," the SEC said.