Pathfinders: The 2015 SMA Managers of the Year
It's not easy to “beat the market” when it comes to investing on behalf of your clients, but it's even more difficult to do so consistently by following rigorous research-based quantitative processes and qualitative intellectual capital.
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.
Breaking Away—When the Wirehouse Wants You to Stay
Independence-minded advisors encounter significant incentives and obstacles oriented toward keeping them and client assets in-house.
New Hire Roundup: NY Life Names John Kim President
Meanwhile, James Perkins has joined the Mather Group's Chicago investing team as a senior portfolio analyst.
Raymond James Adds Complex Managers, FAs From Wirehouses
In addition, it taps a marketing veteran to lead its Network for Women Advisors, which has more than 800 FAs.
NASAA Adopts Model Succession Plan Rules
The rules are meant to be a roadmap for states. The SEC is developing its own succession planning rules for RIAs.
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.
LPL’s Final Four: Which Factor Will Move Markets Most?
LPL CIO Burt White looks at which factor will be the champion driver of stock returns.