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Jeff Benjamin

Senior Columnist

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Jeff Benjamin writes InvestmentNews’ bi-weekly On Investing column. He also writes stories related to investments, the economy and the markets. An avid golfer and fisherman, Jeff is a self-professed investment nerd "just trying to make a difference and get paid for it."

Recent Articles


Plan advisers give stable value gets another look

May 20, 2017

By mandating that nongovernment money funds add special fees, redemption restrictions and floating net-asset values, the SEC has given plan advisers a reason to reassess the cash management options in company-sponsored plans.


LPL leads a big quarter for broker-dealer moves

May 17, 2017

Two whopper transitions drive up the average team size to $269M AUM


Focus Financial inks record RIA deal with SCS Financial

May 15, 2017

$16.5 billion RIA marks the 10th deal this year and largest ever for the roll-up firm


Trump's tax plan could fuel rally in MLP investments

May 11, 2017

Investors in the pass-through entities would benefit from a 15% tax cap


Once dominant, bank custodians still hold a coveted slice of RIA market

May 9, 2017

With less than 20% market share, banks promote safety in targeting high-end RIAs


RIA consolidation hits new high in first quarter

May 9, 2017

Smaller firms are becoming bigger targets of banks, consolidators and larger RIAs


Fidelity names Judy Marlinski to lead institutional asset management group

May 8, 2017

Fidelity veteran takes over for departing Scott Couto


OppenheimerFunds stays uniquely committed to Puerto Rico's muni bonds

May 5, 2017

Big bets by the Rochester muni bond team lead to feast-or-famine performance record


Dynasty Financial lures breakaways with new financing deal

May 3, 2017

New lending program marks Dynasty's first foray into ownership stake


Against the grain, RIAs see upside in active management

May 2, 2017

Instead of active or passive investing, advisers embrace a mix of both

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