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Jeff Benjamin

Senior Columnist, Registered Investment Advisers

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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


Raymond James buys Silver Lane Advisors, an investment bank for RIA mergers

Jan 23, 2019

Expanding unit taps into M&A trends in the wealth management space


Advisers see more clients seeking second opinions

Jan 23, 2019

The pros and cons of having your work double-checked by your competitors


XY Planning Networks leads charge to help furloughed workers during shutdown

Jan 18, 2019

Advisers respond by helping consumers access resources for getting by without paychecks


Morningstar says investors rushed the exits in 2018

Jan 17, 2019

Net flows into mutual funds and ETFs were the lowest since the 2008 financial crisis, while money-market funds captured inflows


Widow awarded $4.2 million by Finra panel for theft by ex-Royal Alliance broker

Jan 16, 2019

The former broker, Gary Basralian, earlier pleaded guilty to theft and is facing up to 20 years in prison


Garrett Planning Network expanding to India

Jan 14, 2019

Platform will promote hourly fees, leveraging Indian regulators' push to distinguish commission-based and fee-based advice


RIA M&A sets another record in 2018

Jan 14, 2019

Consolidators continue to gobble up independent firms


Sheryl Garrett steps down as head of Garrett Investment Advisors

Jan 9, 2019

The hourly-fee guru is exiting her RIA, but has no plans to stop leading the Garrett Planning Network she founded


Vanguard gives day traders the stiff-arm by dropping inverse, leveraged strategy funds

Jan 9, 2019

The king of buy-and-hold investing removes rapid-fire funds that use leverage and short selling strategies


Bob Oros takes over as HighTower CEO

Jan 7, 2019

Veteran of HD Vest, Fidelity and Schwab assumes the reins from founder Elliot Weissbluth

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