GAO: Overhaul Entire US Retirement System
Many Americans could suffer an insecure and undignified retirement if changes aren't made, the office says.
Alerting Your Clients to a Major, and Yet Underappreciated, Risk
Lurking in your clients’ homes lies a risk that can cause major stress as well as financial loss.
Raymond James Adds $170M Morgan Stanley Duo, Shares Financial Update
The firm boosted assets, fees and commissions in August and in September had "elevated expenses" tied to Hurricane Irma.
SEC Chief Clayton Reveals Cyber Breach in EDGAR System
In a sweeping statement, agency says it learned in August that the 2016 breach "resulted in access to nonpublic information."
What Workers Want, and Aren’t Getting, From Their 401(k) Plans
A new survey from Betterment for Business finds that many plan participants want a lot more service than their plans provide.
Your Social Security Number Now Looks Like a Time Bomb. It Is
The United States has issued about 496 million of the high-risk numbers since 1936.
Advisor’s Buy-Sell Agreement Is Triggered by Tragedy
Advisor Kevin Skipper signed a buy-sell agreement with our firm. Five months later, he died unexpectedly. Here's what we learned.
How to Help Clients Plan for Natural Disasters
While hurricanes and wildfires are top of mind, now is the time to discuss potentially catastrophic events with clients.
Gary Cohn Would Do ‘Great Job’ as Fed Chairman: Blankfein
“If Gary got the job, I think he would do a different job but a great job,” Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein says.
Post-Harvey, How Broker-Dealers Are Supporting Their Advisors
We talked with some of our 2017 Broker-Dealers of the Year to learn how they’re helping their advisors affected by Harvey.