NFP Rebrands Retirement Unit
NFP says its wholly owned subsidiary 401(k) Advisors Inc. has been renamed NFP Retirement.
Banks Primed to ‘Collapse Like a House of Cards,’ Banking Expert Warns
Stanford professor Anat Admati warns that the financial system is primed to experience another collapse, with little likelihood of averting the danger.
Fidelity Partners With Robo-Advisor LearnVest
Deal will give Fidelity IWS, National Financial advisors ‘preferred pricing’ and educational tools to reach ‘emerging’ and mass affluent clients.
GOP Blasts User Fees Plan, Tells SEC to Boost Exams Now
Reps. Hensarling and Garrett give SEC Chairwoman White a Dec. 5 deadline to detail how agency will reallocate resources.
For Investors, Guaranteed Retirement Money Trumps Growth
Concern over retirement income far outweighs investors’ interest in portfolio growth.
6 Facts About Self-Directed IRAs and Their Custodians: NASAA
“Fraud promoters can misrepresent the responsibilities of self-directed IRA custodians to deceive investors,” says NASAA's Beatty.
Pension Administrators Report Strong Confidence, Returns in Public Pensions
NCPERS survey finds public pension administrators feel pretty good about their plans.
Under the Hood: Life Expectancy and Financial Planning
To make an adequate financial plan, you must assume a certain life expectancy for the client. Here's how to get started.
Can the Social Security Trust Fund Survive?
Understanding how the Social Security program works is key to dispelling fears and avoiding bad claiming decisions.
Top 10 IRA Rollover Mistakes
The Internal Revenue Service gave advisors some much needed guidance regarding the ever-challenging issue of rollovers.