After public relations debacle, how vulnerable is Fisher Investments?

Ameriprise on a hiring binge with $1.3B in new teams

Political ETF undergoes third name change in 2 years

Broker expungement requests soar. Is it a problem for FINRA?

TDs Skip Schweiss to bring fiduciary chops to FPA presidency

The advisor advocates term, to begin in 2021, also will focus on increasing FPA membership.

Under scrutiny: $1B in alt product sales draw first client claims

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Working for Jud Bergman: What a former Financial Planning editor saw when she left for Envestnet

When another advisor gives terrible advice to a client

A new year means new initiatives, programs at NICSA

Retirement confidence rebounds though fears of recession persist

Key metrics including risk tolerance have ticked back up, but advisors say clients are fretting about global market uncertainties.

Clients are too conservative with their retirement accounts

Retirees often only take distributions when they are forced to do so because of the IRS RMD rules, an expert says.

WiseBanyans rebrand is more than just a robo exit

Independent investment platforms are projected to lose market share to larger entrants, according to industry data.

In a little-noticed rule change, mutual funds no longer disclose their shrinking BD commission load-sharing payments.

Can Envestnets credit exchange compete with online lenders?

The leading TAMP partnered with an exchange to offer advisors access to prequalified loans for clients.

Former Woodbridge CEO gets 25 years in $1.3B fraud

He used investor money for his $6.7 million home and $3.1 million for chartering planes and personal travel, according to prosecutors.

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How Fidelitys custodial business is transforming

Carolyn Clancy, head of the BD segment, says its 200 client firms need more tools and capabilities in a new era of wealth management.

Where HighTower is headed: Lightning Round with CEO Bob Oros

A liquidity event for the $50 billion RIA is inevitable, according to the chief executive.

The combination of low rates, curbs on state and local tax deductions, and consistent economic expansion have been a nice tailwind, an analyst says.

An online war is underway for deposits, as a wide range of players traditional wealth managers, big banks, digital-only platforms and fintechs offer high-interest savings and checking through apps and websites.

Top-performing international stock funds of the decade

At more than twice the price of the average fund, many with the even biggest gains still underperformed the broader market over the last decade.

Certain locations can help clients maintain their lifestyles or even improve them.

Deviation from the broader market has left more than half of these products with losses during a time the Dow and S&P 500 each posted double-digit gains.

How tech is altering the fixed-income landscape at a critical time

Gurinder Ahluwalia, CEO of 280 CapMarkets, outlines new bond-trading infrastructure for wealth management, along with his argument for why fears of PE capital are unfounded.

The most important hire: Lightning Round with Creative Plannings Peter Mallouk

Theres one position every firm should have, the CEO says. Plus, where the firm plans to expand next.

12 high-rent markets that could push clients to buy a home

Although the average rent in some cities sits well under the thousand-dollar mark, in others, figures above $4,000 are standard.

Seven relationship skills that will impress high-net-worth investors

Seven relationship skills that will impress high-net-worth investors

The US is approaching the end of the credit cycle, and there is great unease and worry about the global economy.

Your clients want protected income for lifeour guide for RIAs is designed to help you make it a part of their financial plan.

To weigh whether a buy-sell agreement is needed, advisors should consider what would happen to their practice if personal disaster struck.