The Department of Labor received hundreds of comment letters in response to its proposed fiduciary rule that would require advisors to act in their clients’ best interests when working in retirement accounts. Here we've rounded up where the key players fall on the issues.
Where are they now? In May 1995, Rep. magazine honored 11 of the industry's top professionals in the annual Outstanding Broker Awards. Today, many are still in the industry, a few have retired or passed on, and two spent time in jail.
Welcome to the May edition of the Riskalyze FinTech Review, where we give a snapshot of the month's technology news for advisors, and judge the merits of said news with a quick thumbs up or thumbs down.
Whether it’s celebrating our country’s anniversary, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Martin Luther King Day – these holidays are more than the stock market closing – they are history speaking to us.
Today, more than 100 million Americans are members of a credit union. Yet surprisingly, 97% of these members don't have an established advisor relationship through their credit union. And the only thing standing between you and this sea of potential clients may be your broker/dealer....More
A new era of health care innovation looms on the horizon. Andy Acker, Portfolio Manager of the Janus Global Life Sciences Fund, explains why he still sees considerable growth potential ahead for the health care sector, even after a strong three-year run....More
Obergefell v. Hodges is a consolidated Supreme Court case involving same-sex couples, some of whom sought marriage licenses in Michigan and Kentucky despite state laws restricting marriages in the state to opposite sex couples...More
Less than half of next gen advisors have a high degree of confidence in their team leader's ability. The next generation advisor wants to be more engaged, believes they have more to add but struggles to find the best way to contribute to their wealth management team....More