CFP Board released a draft of proposed revisions to its Standards of Professional Conduct for a 60-day public comment period, running through August 21, 2017.
Voya and the American College of financial Services announced a new partnership aimed at directly supporting advisers and boosting client satisfaction and retention.
Multiple broker/dealers are gaining access to fi360’s Fiduciary Essentials for Advisors program.
The Behavioral Finance Advice program combines psychology and neuroscience with traditional financial practices, according to Kaplan Financial Education and think2perform.
The American College New York Life Center for Retirement Income names co-director, and an Illinois bank opens an investment unit with retirement services.
It wouldn’t be a new year without thinking about the things you’d like to change or improve. We asked retirement plan specialists about progress on their New Year’s resolutions.
A new fiduciary certification workshop by the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence will be offered free at the Santa Monica office of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.
The American College of Financial Services launched a redesigned chartered financial consultant (ChFC) designation program featuring new courses and content that better reflects today's financial planning challenges.
No more exceptions: Advisers who are members of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) cannot accept compensation in any form from any source other than their clients.
The Center for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX) expanded its adviser certification test to include more data security questions, reflecting the industry’s heightened awareness of cybersecurity threats.
Investors expect financial advisers to earn and maintain professional credentials beyond the minimum licensing requirements, according to research from the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA).
Advisers can put their proficiency in alternative investments to the test with the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate.
CEFEX designations are gaining more widespread adoption, and some say the certification process yields valuable insights about their own firms.
Nick Davies will assume the role of area president for Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors LLC’s (GFA) Washington, D.C., and Newark, New Jersey, offices.
The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE), part of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), released its list of examination priorities for 2014.
Vanguard announced intentions to streamline its investment offerings by merging five funds that have similar objectives and investment strategies.
The American College of Financial Services created the Financial Services Certified Professional (FSCP) designation, which seeks to help advisers understand client concerns.
The House Committee on Financial Services passed a bill Wednesday that would collar expected rulemaking from the Department of Labor (DOL) to amend the fiduciary definition.
Retirement plan industry training from a partnership of firms and industry organizations is intended to help advisers maintain and grow their retirement plan practice.
Relationships trump product development; soft skills trump hard ones; and self-motivation is key, said Texas Tech students in a Schwab survey.