16 Best & Worst 529 College Savings Plans of 2016: Morningstar
Of the 63 plans Morningstar rates, almost half have a neutral rating and all three plans with a negative rating are sold by advisors.
Advisors Using Sector ETFs for Large Chunks of Portfolios: State Street
A State Street survey of advisors and wealth managers found that 85% are using sector or industry ETFs in portfolios.
TD Ameritrade Unveils All-Digital Robo-Advisory
The BD is offering the new service to existing clients currently and expects to launch it nationally in 2017.
5 Best Asset Managers for Tech-Minded Advisors
According to a report from DST kasina, less than 20% of asset managers provide the detailed performance data that 79% of advisors desire.
Cetera Says It, Too, Will Keep Commissions in Retirement Accounts
Cetera Financial makes the announcement as it rolls out new technology related to the DOL fiduciary rule.
Advisor Social Media Use Grows, as Do the Different Ways It’s Used
Which platforms are used and how often depend on individual firms, advisors noted at a SIFMA forum, which could change when FINRA issues new guidance.
5 Guideposts for RIAs to Comply With SEC’s Change of Control Rules
All RIAs will inevitably need to navigate the SEC’s “change of control” rules and guidance. Here’s how to stay on course.
Most Advisors Confused on DOL Rule’s Impact: Galvin Poll
A majority incorrectly believes that, despite their work with retirement accounts, the new fiduciary standard won’t impact them.
Advisor M&A Surging to Record Year; Should Be ‘New Normal’: DeVoe
With busiest quarter for deals still to come, 2016 is shaping up as record year for RIA mergers and acquisitions, says Dave DeVoe.
Schwab’s Bernie Clark Urges Advisors to Evolve; Unveils Robo-Advisor Upgrades
Since wirehouses “want to look like you,” head of Schwab custody unit urges advisors to evolve to meet client needs.