Special purpose acquisition companies are leveraging celebrity endorsements to drive investor demand, while financial advisers struggle to protect clients from risk.
During her first three years on the commission, Peirce was part of a Republican majority. With the likely confirmation of Gary Gensler as SEC chair, Democrats will have the edge.
Annuities are one of the leading recommendations for near retirees who are concerned about running out of money. But they are also poorly understood by many consumers, and that puts people at risk for being sold inappropriate products in amounts that represent an outsize proportion of their savings.
When to claim Social Security is the top question for new retirees.
Financial advisers are embracing a more virtual form of communicating with clients and colleagues to the point where most don’t expect to ever go back to sitting behind a desk in a traditional office.
But a stock market reaching record highs may be masking shortfalls, and a recent survey says firms aren't supervising conferencing platforms.
Wealthtech has finally graduated from forcing adoption to focusing on innovative ways to bring financial advice into users' pockets.
Small-business owners across industries who are nearing retirement have said they are worried about their financial security.
Special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, have been all the rage for the past 12 months, but will the fever outlast the pandemic?
The marketplace for RIA M&A networks is currently overrun with players — from brand-new entrants from outside the U.S. to well-established RIAs. Over the past 15 years, the RIA aggregator market has taken off.
With M&A in the RIA space setting records, the focus turns naturally to the seemingly irreversible influence of private equity money.
Bitcoin's rally and an increase in institutional adoption amplify the need for advisers to educate themselves on cryptocurrencies.
Last year’s market plunge and quick recovery appear to have changed the way people feel about the value of guaranteed lifetime income, Cannex found. In February 2020, 71% of people said they found guaranteed lifetime income highly valuable, but that figure had dropped to 63% by August.
In the past, advisers viewed social media as a marketing tool that targeted only millennial and Gen Z clients. That narrative has changed.
Why a 64-year-old RIA doesn't worry about building scale and has no plans to retire, even though he could fetch about $5 million for his firm in today’s white-hot market.
Deborah Fuhr sits down with Greg Friedman, head of ETF Management and Strategy at Fidelity, to discuss the listing of the Fidelity Magellan ETF, the criteria investors should consider when deciding between using an ETF or a mutual fund.
The new world of working from the comfort of home has made employment a touch more tolerable, leading many to stay in their current jobs indefinitely, or accept new offers for part-time or temporary work.
Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck goes beyond investment management and traditional financial planning to help female clients be strategic about career paths, salary negotiations and other topics that provide real value.
The fifth annual InvestmentNews Icons & Innovators shows the depths of the innovative spirit thriving in the financial advice business today. We highlight one Icon, 10 Innovators and 13 Innovation Award firm finalists this year out of hundreds of nominations and suggestions we received.
With naming rights to the stadium in Tampa Bay, Raymond James and its 8,000 advisers will particularly enjoy the Super Bowl this Sunday.