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Issue Date: January 20, 2013


Regulators eye AUM tall-tales

By Dan Jamieson

Inflating assets real temptation for firms; image is every

Pardon the disruption: Online advice a growing threat

By Andrew Osterland

Some advisers aren't worried about Web-based services. They should be.

Real estate maven Tony Thompson falls on hard times

By Bruce Kelly

Well-known real estate investor Tony Thompson is facing some bitter truths about the real estate holdings and note programs that he sold to investors. But struggling with real estate deals isn't part of the upbeat and confident


Embrace change — or be its victim

Advisers and planners of all stripes must keep a close eye on the innovative ways in which people are finding new clients, managing their businesses and providing financial advice.

IRA Alert

Investment Strategies

Practice Management

Retirement Watch

News for Financial Advisers

The Tax-Conscious Adviser

Technology Update