The scheduled depletion date for Social Securitys Disability Insurance Trust Fund is only two years away, in late 2016, according to a new government report.
With so many distractions in their lives, clients face an uphill battle to focus their attention on retirement planning. Here's how advisors can help.
Planners are facing another competitive attack. Previous threats made the profession stronger - will that happen this time?
Merrill Lynch has transitioned more than $100 billion onto its new platform, Merrill Lynch One, which executives say is the biggest technology upgrade in decades.
Pacific Investment Management Co.s Bill Gross said investors should say good evening to the prospect of future capital gains in asset markets as interest rates are set to rise while the economy grows at a slow pace.
UBS is facing more than $600 million in damage claims filed by Puerto Rico investors in closed-end bond funds, the bank said in its second quarter earnings report Tuesday.
Some are pushing investors to target intermediate maturities and others telling investors to adopt a barbell approach, a strategy where investors buy both short and long maturities.
Though satisfying examiners remains a priority, their decisions about how and where to deploy resources are being mostly driven by the desire to meet customers' changing demands, according to a new survey from the advisory firm KPMG.
Increased operating expenses and higher than anticipated regulatory costs and fines contributed to a 4.4% drop in second-quarter net income at LPL Financial.
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Entrepreneurial advisors are leaving the wirehouses and constructing new business models the industry hasn't seen. But before joining these trailblazers, other advisors should think about what it is they want to change.
The financial powerhouse announced it has acquired the business of Capital Planning Advisory Group, a small Yardley, Pa.-based RIA. The team will bring $120 million in client assets.
The industry talks a lot about transparency, but issues get tricky when youre working with families, money and personal relationships.
The new "SendMyDocs" app helps clients who live far from their bank or credit union as well as the advisors trying to serve them.
UBS Wealth Management Americas reported record revenues of $1.89 billion, but profits slipped 3% year-over-year, due in part to higher compensation expenses.
After leaving LPL for NFP, Washington Wealth brings its breakaway advisor total to seven for the year thus far.
UBS AG said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been investigating its dark pool since early 2012, the first time the Swiss bank has acknowledged the probe now in its third year.
Will GAO take into account the impact of the legislative and regulatory changes that have occurred since the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act?
Regulation is the biggest driver of change for mutual funds and money market funds, according to a new EY survey, and it may have consequences beyond higher costs.
Heightened regulatory demands anticipated to fall on managers and their products means increased costs of doing business. For financial advisors, this may mean higher costs of products for their clients or, if costs become too high, potentially avoiding such products in favor of more passive investment methods.
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