ABLE Act Passed, but Many Questions Remain
For states deciding whether to host or contract a qualified disability savings account program, there’s a lot to consider.
Top 10 Best-Funded State Pensions: 2015
Only two states have fully funded pension plans, according to Pew data.
Top 20 States for Private Equity Investment in 2014
Some 3,100 U.S. businesses benefited from private equity investments last year.
New Hire Roundup: Ex-CBO Chief Elmendorf Back at Brookings
Meanwhile, Royal Alliance adds Quincy Group; MarketCounsel beefs up staff with three new lawyers.
Yellen Upbeat on Economy Amid GOP Attacks
Yellen rejects more oversight of Fed as House Republicans criticize her.
SEC Makes Its First Bust in New Data-Driven Push
Did a Wisconsin advisor cherry-pick profitable trades? SEC's simulation showed the odds that he had merely gotten lucky were less than one in a million.
Pathfinders: The 2015 SMA Managers of the Year
It's not easy to “beat the market” when investing on behalf of your clients, but it's even more difficult to do so consistently.
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.
10 More Wealthy Donors Take the Giving Pledge
The global Giving Pledge initiative created by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates has grown to 137 signatories.
Hearsay Social, American College to Roll Out Social Media Classes for FAs
The venture aims to help advisors reach younger clients via tools like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.