How Two Friendly Rivals Formed HighTower St. Louis
Can two competing FAs merge practices without cramping each other’s style? Barbara Archer and Carol Rogers of HighTower St. Louis talk with ThinkAdvisor.
BD Stocks Feel Bite as DOL Fiduciary Deadline Nears
Meanwhile, financial analysts say Trump could bring broker-dealers, insurers and asset managers relief from some aspects of the reform package.
70% of Americans Question Financial Pros’ Trustworthiness
Investors’ knowledge of investment fees is low and odd notions are rampant, Personal Capital finds.
Senior Financial Abuse Prevention Bill Gets Texas Lawmakers' OK
The Financial Services Institute says it worked with Lone Star legislators on the new rules.
Investors Are Under Siege
It is not a single item, or event, but the fact that we are being bombarded with supersized issues everywhere.
5 Ways to Discuss Fees on Your Website Without Scaring Prospects
Advisors have been notoriously wary of mentioning fees, but two factors have made that a bad approach: robo-advisors and millennials.
Merrill to Pay Fine Over Trading, Disclosure Issues
More than 1,000 trades were not executed to get clients the best prices, and investors didn't get compensation info on thousands of trades.
UBS Launches Premium Credit Card to Attract Wealthy Clients
The firm hopes to boost its banking business with a luxury-themed concierge service and rewards program.
DOL Won’t Delay June 9 Fiduciary Rule Compliance Date: Acosta
DOL has "found no principled legal basis to change the June 9 date while we seek public input," Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta said.
Advisors’ Top-of-Mind Concerns? Not Inflation
Advisors are not much concerned about inflation these days, but perhaps they should be.