Tag: Advice

Calling Advisers With HSA Expertise

If you are an adviser who has successfully integrated health savings account planning and investing into your practice, you may want to speak at our upcoming virtual HSA Review event. 

Protecting Elderly Clients From Financial Abuse

Sources offer lessons learned from thousands of potential elder abuse investigations, highlighting red flags and revealing the harm that can befall clients; for example, those victimized by a loved one lose nearly three times as much on average to fraud or theft as those victimized by a stranger.

What Is Too Few?

In the aftermath of the Aon–Willis Towers Watson merger deal falling apart, it might be time to reflect on the industry.

A Timely Discussion With the CFP Board

Kim Hayes, who serves as a director for the CFP Board, talked with PLANADVISER about adviser industry turnover, the need to improve diversity and the opportunities afforded by professional certifications.

Antitrust Issues Scuttled Aon-WTW Combo. What Comes Next?

Regulators cited the elimination of competition in filing a civil lawsuit to halt the union of Aon and Willis Towers Watson. As significant consolidation occurs across the financial services industry, some wonder whether similar issues could arise again.

Advocates Applaud New Elder Justice Bill

The Elder Justice Reauthorization and Modernization Act of 2021 dedicates funding to programs to address vulnerable seniors’ needs, and its advocates say the financial services industry has a critical role to play in protecting the public.

A $500 Step Towards Financial Wellness

The nonprofit financial wellness provider SaverLife has teamed up with the KFC Foundation to meet the straightforward but ambitious goal of ensuring KFC workers can amass $500 in emergency savings.

How Leaders Are Addressing the Adviser Gender Gap

Although they make up more than half the population, currently less than 20% of financial advisers are women. This raises the question of just what is so unwelcoming about the advisory business.