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Issue Date: November 1, 2014


Conservative target-date funds weathered the third quarter market rout

By Trevor Hunnicutt

More conservative target-date funds — those favoring higher relative positioning in bonds — weathered the market rout best in the third quarter, according to target date fund analyst Janet Yang of Morningstar Inc.(Related

Firms pumping millions into their compliance departments to keep regulators at bay

By Bruce Kelly

Compliance specialists, like LPL's David Bergers, are being paid millions to help firms keep regulators at bay. But is the surge in investment in compliance worth it?


You can't always get what you want

There are no guarantees your practice will attract the high multiple you think it deserves in a sale.

Opaque ETFs not in the public interest

SEC must keep investors front of mind and avoid being swayed by fund company arguments about nontransparent ETFs

Fiduciary Corner

Investment Strategies

Practice Management

Succession Planning

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