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Voya re-entering buffer annuity market as product popularity grows

May 26, 2017

Voya's about-face comes amid heightened regulatory scrutiny as customer complaints about buffer annuities have surfaced.

Brokerage firms hunt for fintech in early-stage development

May 26, 2017

While financial advisers find it challenging enough to stay on top of new financial technologies, some firms are dedicating resources to ensure they have a heads-up on the latest fintech innovations coming down the pike. ...

DOL Fiduciary Rule: Acosta makes it clear that revisions are coming ​

May 27, 2017

Though his decision not to delay the June 9 applicability date of the rule might seem like a blow to opponents, Mr. Acosta made it evident that revising the measure is the endgame.

RIA models retainer fees after a McDonald's menu

May 26, 2017

Clients decide from packaged options and staggered price list how many services they want to pay for.

Fee pressure has RIAs considering moving from AUM to retainer model

May 26, 2017

Asset-based pricing still rules, but retainers are expected to gain ground.

Wells Fargo's move to boost signing bonuses could give it a lift

May 26, 2017

Wirehouse is seen as trying to shore up adviser ranks that took a hit after banking scandal

New Jersey fines David Lerner Associates for nontraded REIT sales

May 26, 2017

Firm will pay $650,000 for suitability, compliance and books and records violations.

Erin Botsford: Building a financial services business that grows itself

May 27, 2017

You have to identify your target market, locate potential customers in your target market, find ways to attract or get in front of them.

Report predicts $400 trillion retirement savings gap by 2050

May 26, 2017

Shortfall driven by longer life spans and disappointing investment returns.

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