How Student Loan Companies Are Causing More Defaults
A CFPB study finds that many student loan companies fail to enroll high-risk borrowers in income repayment plans.
College Majors May Not Be as Important as You Think
A study from Brookings' Hamilton Project found that the jobs graduates take as well as their gender, more than their majors, determine their earnings.
Women Unprepared to Inherit Wealth or Pass It On: Survey
Heirs of both genders are generally unprepared, uninformed and unsupported, women somewhat more so than men, research by RBC Wealth Management shows.
Heads of Wealthy Families Hold Off Disclosing Inheritance: Wilmington Trust
Among wealth holders, 67% are apprehensive about sharing inheritance details.
UBS to Give Advisors BlackRock’s Aladdin Risk Tools
It also will share Solium Capital’s equity-compensation technology with a subgroup of its 7,000 reps.
Investors Are Killing It With 401(k)s on Autopilot: Fidelity
'Auto-escalation' nudges employee contribution rates up one percentage point a year; average balance hits record $95,500.
Ric Edelman — Media-Savvy Advisor: The 2017 IA 25
The former financial journalist, now author and TV and radio personality, founded an advisory firm that 30 years later has $18 billion in assets.
In Reversal, Merrill OKs Retirement Account Commissions in 'Limited Situations'
Wealth chief Andy Sieg shares details on the cases in which advisors can charge commissions via BIC.
FINRA to Clamp Down on High-Risk Brokers With Tougher Rules
The group is looking to raise fees, consider more severe sanctions and further restrict firm and advisors with disciplinary issues.
Joe Duran — Human Advice Cheerleader: The 2017 IA 25
As digital platforms gain influence, the head of United Capital says advisors must employ more emotions and empathy.