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September 15, 2017

Cybersecurity Must Be C-Suite Concern at RIAs, Brokers and Managers

In conversation with PLANADVISER, cybersecurity attorney and former SEC staffer Marlon Paz suggests it is absolutely essential for advisory firms to have a senior executive “not just appointed but also empowered” as the chief information security risk officer. 

September 13, 2017

Inclusion, Diversity and the Noble Purpose of Advisers

The principal of financial adviser inclusion and diversity at Edward Jones reflects on her job leading the advisory company’s revamped diversity efforts—informed by her own first career as an adviser in the field.

September 12, 2017

Edward Jones Aims For Half Its Advisers to Be Women

The firm hopes its relaunched gender and cultural diversity programs aimed at attracting and retaining people from more walks of life to the advisory industry can help to address a major national challenge.