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Prompted by a Financial Planning investigation, more effective advice for soldiers and vets in financial distress is the objective.
The $500 million firm "outgrew" Ameriprise before joining one of the country's largest aggregators, United Cap's Brinker says.
Former Convergent Chairman Steve Lockshin offers his take on events and issues surrounding the suicide of his friend, ex-Convergent CEO David Zier.
The three founders of Concord Equity Group Advisors, a firm LPL bought in 2011 after the RIA allegedly hid commissions from its institutional clients, settled with the SEC.
'It's mayhem' at firm, an ex-advisor says, following CEO David Zier's suicide.
The firm beefs up its Salt Lake City presence toward the end of a year that's seen a doubling of both advisors and assets.
Planners offer their guidelines for helping wealthy clients accomplish more good with their money.
2 advisor teams, Foran Financial Group and Sweatt & Walters, leave for Raymond James Financial Services.
CPA/advisory firm BKD Wealth Management adds Wolf Financial Management, after a deal between the two parent companies.
Competitors are 'welcome to call' clients, says new CEO Douglas Wolford, who replaced David Zier after the latter's suicide -- but none have left, he says.
Convergent CEO David Zier's death followed inquiries into his management of an outside fund, according to Chairman Steve Lockshin.
The IRS has released its new contribution levels for tax-deferred savings plans in 2015 -- and the higher dollar figures may mean more to clients right now than in other years, says CFP/CPA planner Karl Schwartz.
Ex-LPL advisor Jeb Bashaw's new job falls through; trial lawyer says problems stemmed from private placement sales.
The nation's biggest independent B-D announced that it expects to incur greater-than-expected charges of $23 million in its third quarter due to regulatory matters.
Former insurance company advisor's 30 victims included friends he had grown up with, according to prosecutors.
Fidelity expects giving to Ebola relief efforts to continue to rise; offers advisors tips for advising client charitable strategies.
CFP Board drops investigation into activist planner after he drops CFP certification.
The deal will help Gratus Capital Management 'turbo charge' growth, says Focus cofounder Rajini Kodialam.
One Morgan Stanley CFP uses her bankruptcy to build bridges to her clients and hone her practice.