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Many parents are not saving enough for their children thanks to their own unpaid student loan debts, according to new study from the CFP Board.
Sales and advice should be separated by law, because there’s a clear difference between true "fiduciary" practices and those of the brokerage industry, Fiduciary Institute says.
Washington Wealth crests $1 billion in AUM by adding Martucci Adams Wealth Advisors of Salt Lake City.
Four years after a financial planner helped save the life of a soldier with high debt, a new crisis emerges; Wells Fargo pledges help.
Nicholas Schorsch boasts of new RCS platform's offerings and advisor payoff, but user interface offers glitches, confusion.
Two Florida planners drop antitrust claims against CFP Board to shield clients; Board still wants client names
Most of the nearly 13,000 pages produced in a lawsuit are duplicates, the board alleges in its ongoing court battle with Jeffrey and Kimberly Camarda.
Most advisors won't get the price they want from selling their practices -- and don't really want to sell anyway, one study finds.
Firm switches to LPL to help it attract "overlooked" wirehouse advisors with $250,000 or more in revenues.
While one prominent advisor calls the board's demand 'woefully overreaching,' a securities lawyer calls it a 'good, aggressive' tactic.
As his private equity owners start to look toward an exit, the founder seeks to bring in new management to position the firm for growth.
LPL's ability to service a cluster of firms attracts hybrid Financial Advocacy Network from the D.C. area.
Several factors are pressuring margins for everyone in planning, says LPL Financial's Bill Morrissey.
After listening to advisors pitch their businesses, a panel of investors explained what works. Advisor and consultant Ron Carson shares the most important takeaways.
When and how your clients elect Medicare coverage can have a big effect on their overall budget.
Planners can help clients and build family loyalty by having difficult conversations about late-in-life options, says a speaker at LPL Focus.
The CEO of one of the largest planning firms makes his own estate planning move.
An FA Insight study finds that RIA firms' strategic plans lack accountability, smart metrics and proactivity.
'Every study on the topic shows that the professionals generally don't beat the market average over time. But they do cause a lot of churn,' says Scott Adams.
After being forced to produce extensive records, the board hopes a judge will similarly order two planners to produce voluminous documentation.