February 11th, 2019
One in five U.S. adults currently assists an older family member with daily tasks or housing, according to a new survey from RBC Wealth Management; in addition to causing stress and anxiety, the impact of caregiving can be significant on an individual’s financial health.
January 16th, 2019
Fidelity’s 2019 Wealth Management M&A Transaction Report shows there were 23 RIA deals inked during the year worth $1 billion or more.
December 19th, 2018
Attorneys warn the “other shoe has dropped” in the SEC’s special Share Class Disclosure Initiative—and RIAs that did not self-report potential 12b-1 fee disclosure violations are now being investigated.
October 12th, 2018
According to the SEC’s strategic outline, when Main Street investors seek professional advice, their choices “all too often are not as clear as they should be.”
August 17th, 2018
New at this year’s conference, advisers will have the ability to earn their PLANSPONSOR Retirement Professional designation while in attendance, and we are particularly excited for our opening evening speaker, the award-winning comedian and actor Jason Alexander.
May 23rd, 2018
They plan on using it to better understand clients’ needs.
May 9th, 2018
This will mean shifting their current focus from Baby Boomers, TD Ameritrade learned in a survey.
May 1st, 2018
The site was redesigned using advanced analytics and Artificial Intelligence to better understand their wants and needs.
Data & Research
February 8th, 2018
Fidelity has updated its quarterly analysis of the average retirement savings balances across its book of business, and the results are once again quite encouraging.
October 10th, 2017
Additional information RIAs must now disclose on the Form
ADV may help the SEC develop an automated system to single out firms for
October 4th, 2017
(B/Ds) can address new regulatory pressures, and new competition, by enhancing
their value proposition and embracing technology, a report by Cerulli suggests.
September 28th, 2017
“The midsized plan asset segment is representative of the DC
market segment in which the boutique DC consultant is most prevalent and
growing its marketshare,” Cerulli reports.
September 13th, 2017
Envoy Advisory submitted an offer of settlement which the SEC accepted.
Deals & People
August 25th, 2017
Retirement Business; Mercer Expands
Leadership in Detroit Office; OneAmerica Names West
Coast Relationship Executive.
Deals & People
August 11th, 2017
Veirphy Analytics Names Chief Growth Officer; Newfleet Brings on Head of Institutional Business Development; Lincoln Financial Group Hires Retirement Planning Leader; and more.
June 7th, 2017
Informational materials on the redesigned site include “how to” articles and case studies.
May 15th, 2017
The most popular practice management programs this past year
dealt with Social Security and managing portfolios in light of uncertainty in
May 10th, 2017
There were 44 transactions in the first quarter, up 29% from 34 in the first quarter of 2016.
May 4th, 2017
The digital solution will allow advisers to help visualize their risk tolerance alongside recommended portfolio allocations.
March 22nd, 2017
The software would allow RIAs to pull client data into illustrative planning technology.