Most Gen Xers Paralyzed by Retirement Fears
Gen Xers think we're in the midst of a retirement crisis, but many are failing to prepare themselves.
AR Capital to Stop New Issues, Cetera Suspends Related Product Sales
Atmosphere at Schorsch-founded entities continues to deteriorate days after regulators announced a fraud investigation of RCS Capital.
Future Looks Bright to RIAs: Schwab Survey
Nearly half of advisors expect at least 10% growth in 2016, Schwab's annual advisor outlook survey found.
Retirement Clients Are Advisors’ Bread and Butter
While retirement clients form the foundation for most advisor practices, Practical Perspectives finds, few advisors provide specialized support on issues like Social Security.
CFPB Releases Social Security Claiming Tool
Most retirees make Social Security claiming decisions based on "limited and incorrect information," and many take benefits too soon, CFPB says.
Cybersecurity: A Checklist for Advisors
Financial advisors know all too well that they need to protect their business from cyberattacks, but the problem may be bigger than many imagine.
Stock Jocks Get Their Knocks at BDs
The number of transactional representatives will shrink further as their risk versus reward to BDs no longer supports their business—and compliance—models, Jon Henschen writes.
Seniors May Be More Vulnerable to Financial Abuse Than They Think
While the vast majority of seniors say they could recognize financial exploitation, younger family and friends aren't so sure, an Allianz survey found.
How Health Care Will Crush the 80% Income Replacement Idea in Retirement
Retirees planning to replace 80% to 85% of their income may fall short once health care is factored in, HealthView Services warns.
Caveat Empty: Most Clients Don’t Understand the Brokerage Business
The principle of caveat emptor went out the window when brokers started using the moniker “advisor” to evade the ’40 Act standard.