Coinciding with the publication of a new survey showing women regularly feel patronized by financial advisers, New York Life Investments has launched a program to help advisers better serve women in their client base.
A new survey report from LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute finds four in ten black Americans suggested that they feel they don’t have enough money to work with a financial adviser.
This list includes advisers who reach the top of their respective peer groups in terms of assets under advisement or number of retirement plan clients, including defined contribution, defined benefit and nonqualified plans.
CFB Board sees decumulation as a likely driver of digital advice innovation, especially as an aging population creates a need for more efficient and effective services.
Industry pros know there are big differences between financial services providers in termsof business models and their willingness to embrace fiduciary best practices—but many non-investors see a monolithic industry sharing a set of common reputation problems.
The back-office support program provides investment monitoring reports and generates RFPs, among other capabilities.
The automated 401(k) provider says its new Partner Portal is designed to serve as the user interface for partners to more efficiently manage their client referrals.
This means building trust by underscoring that they are acting in the client’s best interest and also getting to know them personally.
According to FPA, financial planners who engage in “know your client” behaviors gain deeper personal fulfillment from many more of their client relationships.
To this day, one of the most common reasons plan sponsors turn to advisers is to get assistance with governance, including items such as putting in processes that help avoid litigation and running an efficient committee meeting.
With industry statistics showing that 25% of advisers have changed firms in the last four years, there are clearly many advisers in pursuit of the right business model.
Advisers interested in participating are called on to submit info electronically.
According to Josh Cohen, a big part of PGIM’s strategy as a DCIO provider is to foster conversations across plan sponsors’ own organizations, “presenting them with a framework for frank and practical discussions between the HR and finance functions.”
In response to staff and client feedback, and in the wake of the defeat of the DOL fiduciary rule, the firm is taking steps to reintroduce use of commission-based products for retirement account clients.
The integration brings together retirement income planning software with a web- and mobile-based CRM application.
Once again this year, in an attempt to minimize the number of surveys we ask you to complete, we have combined the Top 100 questionnaire with our annual Retirement Plan Adviser Survey. The deadline has been extended through the end of the day.