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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.
The list includes 20 CFPs with bankruptcies dating back to March 2009; none are subject to disciplinary action.
The Foundation for Financial Planning and Give an Hour discuss partnership to deliver planning interventions for service members and veterans.
Fidelity is urging firms to "tone down" sales aspects of planning jobs when trying to recruit new Gen Y advisors, raising the hackles of at least one fiduciary expert.
In a room full of some 1,000 financial planners only about a dozen raised their hands when asked if they like their profiles. LinkedIn exec Jennifer Grazel offers advice on how advisors can make the most of the this tool.
Intended to help new planners jumpstart their careers, the career site is set to launch in January and will be sponsored by Fidelity.
A workshop on an approach that some say goes far beyond classic principles, gives international players a taste of the process.
This is one of the most difficult conversations that planners have with clients, and yet it can be the key to success, experts say.
‘Dare to be vulnerable,’ planner advises colleagues at FPA conference.
Many parents are not saving enough for their children thanks to their own unpaid student loan debts, according to new study from the CFP Board.
Sales and advice should be separated by law, because there’s a clear difference between true "fiduciary" practices and those of the brokerage industry, Fiduciary Institute says.