Atlanta RIA Allegedly Stole $2M from Investors >
May 24, 2013 -- The
Securities and Exchange Commission
(SEC) charged Blake Richards, a registered representative of a broker/dealer,
with misappropriating retirement savings from widows or widowers.
Progress, Hurdles Continue for African Americans >
May 24, 2013 -- Light on retirement savings and
burdened with student debt, African Americans continue making financial
progress, according to the follow-up to Prudential’s 2011 study.
Marketing for Advisers: It’s All About Trust >
May 24, 2013 -- A successful client/adviser relationship is 50% about
investments and 50% about trust, according to Stacey Haefele, CEO of HNW, a
marketing and technology firm.
Aspen Briefs Congress on Retirement, Financial Security >
May 24, 2013 -- The Aspen Institute presented a briefing to Congress
last week on retirement and financial security.
How to Combat the 401(k) Loan Problem >
May 24, 2013 -- Many 401(k) retirement plans allow participants to borrow
from their accounts, which can lead to defaults and inadequate retirement
DOL Announces Two Fiduciary Seminars >
May 24, 2013 -- The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will be offering two seminars about retirement plan compliance and fiduciary responsibilities.
The Regulators Are Coming >
May 24, 2013 -- The Department of Labor (DOL) Employee Benefit Security Administration’s (EBSA) budget has decreased for 2014, but this will not affect enforcement.
Higher Education 403(b)s An Opportunity for Advisers >
May 24, 2013 -- As 403(b) plans continue to evolve, there are still ample opportunities for plan advisers to help plan sponsors improve their plans and processes.
Rollovers Rule the IRA Roost >
May 23, 2013 -- Roth individual retirement accounts (IRAs) get the most contributions, and IRAs funded by rollovers hold the most money, the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) found.
Altegris Bulks Up Macro Strategy Portfolio >
May 23, 2013 -- The global strategies of 300
North Capital and Willowbridge Associates were added to the Altegris Macro
Strategy Fund to enhance its potential to generate absolute returns.