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The portfolio management tool has been a key selling point as the rapidly growing tax-focused independent broker-dealer continues to attract tax specialists to its network of nearly 5,000 advisors.
LPL Financial is promoting one of its own. Bill Chetney is slated to become president of LPL Retirement Partners, where he currently serves as executive vice president.
Seeking to avoid the "embarrassment," "annoyance" and "expense" of a lawsuit, the CFP Board is asking a federal judge to quash most requests for documents and depositions from two planners who are suing the organization.
Only 42% of couples who have advisors work with them jointly, according to a new Fidelity study. Here's one way to fix the problem.
Program to focus on marketplace risks, 2014 SEC enforcement priorities and other topics.
Almost half of the advisors in a new FPA study say they don't have a retirement plan; even more fail on business and succession plans.
The enhanced site allows advisors to alter certain components of their profiles at will -- though not their disciplinary history.
A big LPL practice with $3.7 billion in assets under management is picking up a $300 million Chicago-area firm.
For Jeffrey Thomasson, founder of Oxford Financial -- the largest firm on Financial Planning's 2013 RIA Leaders list -- smooth waters means itís time to rock the boat.
The independent broker-dealer got into hot water over unsuitable fund sales, according to FINRA.
For United Capital's newest advisor, it was the tools that closed the deal.
The overall advisor population has been sliding -- and a new study finds that only one category of advisors is expanding to fill the gap.
Instead of simply screening out trouble areas, impact investing refers more broadly to the alignment of clients' values with their portfolios. Here are seven smart strategies.
How do you expand your practice to more than $4 billion in AUM? For one firm, it's by helping clients align their investments with their value systems
In a business update to CFP holders, the board presents research on its Let's Make a Plan campaign, clarifies its fee-only position -- and skips a discussion of recent controversy.
Newly formed Orgel Wealth Management, with $4 billion in assets under management, is redefining the process of going independent.
Genworth Wealth Management, with $20 billion in assets under management, on Wednesday announced a long-anticipated name change.
A husband-and-wife planning firm and the CFP Board have traded jabs in court over whether the planners can seek damages in their lawsuit against the board.
The CFP Board's abrupt changes of planners' listings on its website and its offer of amnesty to rulebreakers raises questions about previous sanctions.
After an investigation reveals mislabeling, advisors told to stop describing themselves as "fee-only" on the CFP website.