House Appropriations to Hold Wednesday Vote on SEC Budget
SEC Chairwoman White told lawmakers Obama's $1.7 billion budget would permit the SEC to increase advisor exams.
Finding a Custodian That Fits, Part 1: Interactive Brokers
In the first of a series, I look at Interactive Brokers' platform for RIAs.
Advisory Industry Wants More Exams (and Will Pay for Them, Too)
On IAA's annual lobbying day, the industry has “a very unusual message" for Congress, TD Ameritrade's Skip Schweiss told ThinkAdvisor.
FPA, CalSurance Partner to Offer RIAs Discounted E&O Insurance
“FPA members seeking E&O coverage will save hundreds — potentially thousands — through this new partnership,” FPA says.
How Real Advisors Can Steal the Robo-Advisors’ Advantage
FlexScore, an in-depth financial scoring system, might help financial advisors get the robots to work for them.
SEC Should Shift Existing Funding to Boost Advisor Exams, IAA Says
The advisor advocacy group is “concerned about the potential disadvantages" of third-party exams compared to SEC examinations, says President David Tittsworth.
Tibergien, Shea: How Advisors Can Rebuild Industry Image
The Pershing and BNY executives at INSITE outline steps advisors should take to boost business and financial literacy.
Evensky & Katz to Merge With Foldes Financial
The merged entity, to be called Evensky & Katz/Foldes Financial Management, will be largest indie RIA in South Florida with $1.5 billion in AUM.
Condi Rice, Joe Torre to Speak at Pershing Insite
Pershing also announces that it's updating all its major platforms.
Advisors’ Favorite Value-Add Programs: Social Security, Search for Yield
American Funds and JPMorgan offer the most popular value-add programs while PIMCO falls off Top 10 list, new survey finds.