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Mar 18, 2015

I am Going Independent and Want to Gain Media Exposure

In the midst of conducting at least 100 tasks to go independent, don't forget to put together some press releases and contact local media to gain awareness for your new found firm!....More
Jul 30, 2013

ERISA 2013 Trends - Increased Enforcement, Confusion, Fear, Backlash

As we move into the second half of 2013, let’s take a look at some of the meaningful trends as the new ERISA regulatory requirements take hold. •June 2011: Towers Watson study revealed the following top three items on plan sponsors’ minds for the next two years: 1.Regulatory compliance; 2.Investment volatility; and 3.Vendor service....More
Jun 11, 2012

Career Risk1

It's smart to know your limits. Sometimes "No" is the best answer....More
Sep 15, 2016

Betterment Rebranding Its White-Label Service

The robo advisor is also adding investment models from Goldman Sachs and Vanguard....More
May 28, 2015

The FINRA Roach Motel: Dismissing a FINRA Arbitration

Motions to dismiss are integral to the court system – they give defendants the opportunity to sidestep hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees and unnecessary time defending legally baseless claims. As for the courts, it clears up the docket by allowing judges to only adjudicate legitimate cases, freeing up court time and....More
Jan 18, 2014

Top Insider Trades 1/17/14: MVC, SYRG, RHP, ACSF

Which stocks are getting attention from insiders?....More
Sep 09, 2016

LPL Turns To HiddenLevers' Technology For DOL Compliance

Nearly 15,000 LPL advisors can use HiddenLevers' stress testing and fee attribution analysis to demonstrate their fiduciary compliance....More
Dec 07, 2015

Charitable Gifts: Date-of-Delivery Rules

The date-of-delivery rules vary—depending on the type of property contributed and how it’s transmitted to the charity....More
Sep 21, 2016

One DOL Lawsuit May Have a Shot

In a hearing for insurance agency Market Synergy’s suit against the Department of Labor Wednesday, the group’s attorneys told the judge, ‘This is a rifle shot.’....More
Oct 03, 2016

The Economic Impact of FSI Members

FSI Members positively impact the economy, Bridgewater Wealth launches Her Wealth Initiative and Quovo rolls-out a new advisor dashboard....More
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