20 Best & Worst States for Pension Funding
Public employees of some states find their retirement plans imperiled through bloated promises and mismanagement, while employees of other states are better off.
Americans, and Their Money, Flee High-Tax States
Much is said about businesses' growth driving state economies. But cash brought by tax migrants from other states may dwarf their revenue.
Will Nebraska Bail Out Illinois? News Analysis
When the scale of the pension problem becomes manifest in current state budgeting, will politicians seek to nationalize the problem with a taxpayer bailout, ask fiscally prudent Nebraska to help profligate Illinois?
Smart Niche Model Leads to Succession Planning Success
Two firms have taken their niche strategies a step further, merging in the airline pilot-focused RIA space to ensure succession planning continuity.
States Improve Budget Decisions by Using Cost-Benefit Analyses, Study Finds
It might sound simplistic, but Pew-MacArthur study finds that using data to drive decisions improves performance.
States’ LTC Squeeze: Demand Swamping Services
A report co-authored by AARP found that more than 60% of states had seen an increase in demand but no increase in spending.
New Hire Roundup: Gamble Named Managing Director at F-Squared
This week in new hires, F-Squared Investments named Paul Gamble managing director, and Sean Curry and Kimberly Palleon moved up at BMO Global Asset Management.
Could American Donors Be More Generous?
Americans give more to charity as a percentage of GDP than their counterparts in many other major industrial countries, but advocates would like to push this rate higher.
New Hire Roundup: Steve Dunlap to Head Wealth Management at Cetera
Also this week in new hires, Jeff Pawliger was named Janus' regional director for southern Florida, and PFM Group announced that Susan Musselman, Fred Eoff and Johanna Roodzant have joined with the acquisition of SDM Advisors.
10 Best Wealth Manager Logos: Advisors Behind the Winners
Firms submitted, readers voted. Now, the advisors behind the Best Wealth Manager Logos talk about how they chose the logos and how they market their firms.