Register now for the October edition of the 2021 Practice Progress webinar series, where we will be looking back over 15 years of adviser industry research, asking how things have changed and what comes next.
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.
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.
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.
New performance research published by the Investment Adviser Association shows the industry ‘defied’ the pandemic during the past year, achieving significant growth across key metrics for the ninth consecutive year.
Ascensus CEO David Musto says the goal of the deal is not for his firm to radically shift its strategy or change its approach to doing business; instead, the transaction is about scale, resources and knowledge-sharing.
In a dialogue with PLANADVISER, Dominique Henderson, founder of an adviser mentorship program called JumpStart, reflected on his own entrance into this industry and helping others find their ‘why, who and how.’
In a discussion with PLANADVISER, Nelson commented on the recently announced deal that will send 900 retail-focused financial advisers to Cetera, with Voya retaining 600 advisers focused on the workplace.
Nominations for the 2021 PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Adviser of the Year awards may be made by plan sponsor clients, employers, brokers/dealers of eligible advisers, as well as from working partners of these advisers.