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In a business update to CFP holders, the board presents research on its Let's Make a Plan campaign, clarifies its fee-only position -- and skips a discussion of recent controversy.
Newly formed Orgel Wealth Management, with $4 billion in assets under management, is redefining the process of going independent.
Genworth Wealth Management, with $20 billion in assets under management, on Wednesday announced a long-anticipated name change.
A husband-and-wife planning firm and the CFP Board have traded jabs in court over whether the planners can seek damages in their lawsuit against the board.
The CFP Board's abrupt changes of planners' listings on its website and its offer of amnesty to rulebreakers raises questions about previous sanctions.
After an investigation reveals mislabeling, advisors told to stop describing themselves as "fee-only" on the CFP website.
The CFP Board’s highly publicized $36 million 'Let's Make a Plan' campaign may have misled consumers.
Financial advisors who specialize manage nearly double the client assets of their peers, according to a study of 7,000 advisors conducted by research firm Cerulli Associates.
Saying the new cash will be used to fund growth, CEO Joe Duran targets $200 million to $250 million in annual revenue.
Mariner Wealth has jumped into the burgeoning space recently abandoned by LPL’s NestWise.
With $1.4 billion in assets already, firm aims to become a Southern California giant.
Educators say they expect full explanation and transparency.
Advisor network Northstar Wealth Partners added two new advisors managing a combined $800 million in client assets with the help of its independent broker-dealer.
The tax-focused independent broker-dealer has added two new executives to its management ranks.
The turnkey asset management platform taps executives with experience at Fidelity, Schwab and Russell Investments.