Gary Martino of MoneyBlock, an independent broker/dealer, sits down with Managing Editor Diana Britton to discuss how advisors can overcome barriers to using options strategies within their clients’ portfolios....More
About two years ago, at a banquet where he received an award for his work on the board of the Minnesota Special Olympics, Richard Brown met the cofounder of the Starkey Hearing Foundation and CEO of Starkey Hearing Technologies....More
“Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to be a firefighter,” says Shawn Babendure. Instead, he became a financial advisor, overseeing $152 million for clients with UBS in The Woodlands, a suburban development north of Houston....More
IN a small village a half an hour off the main road in Nepal is where Margaret Graff came face to face with the horror stories. Young women told her of being taken from their families and forced to work for pennies in brothels and circuses in India....More
Hey I just quit my job as an assistant to an FA (long story...)
Was thinking of going into the insurance side, and then use it as a leverage to get in the training program of a canadian bank on the investment side.
I talked to insurance agents at my old firm, commission seem to be comparable and the market larger yet it seems the investment side attracts far more applicants.
So what made you choose insurance over invesment? Did anyone make the transition from insurance to getting investment-liscenced properly?...More
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Wunderlich Securities, Janney Montgomery Scott, Rothschild and Schechter Wealth Management boosted their ranks recently with fresh recruits, while others like Chase and NFP promoted executives from within to take on new responsibilities....More
Federal and state prosecutors, as well as several New York law firms, have put the screws to advisors this week. Back in the U.S., a former stockbroker who fled prosecution for a pump-and-dump scheme was hit with a 7-year jail sentence this week, while FINRA and Massachusetts levied multi-million fines against some of the biggest independent broker-dealers....More