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As equity markets rebounded, planners report higher fees and far greater risk appetite.
The number of transactions jumps to 16 in the second quarter, up from 13 in the first, with the average size of acquired firms rising to $1.18 billion.
The silence about planning’s race gap is most insidious.
The equity markets have been strong this year and so has the planning business, but advisor confidence is slipping.
A big drop off in retirement activity after tax season pulls the index downward.
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Longevity increases and cultural shifts have changed the way Americans plan for retirement -- and advisors need to make sure they're keeping pace.
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A flurry of tax and retirement planning activity boosts fees and confidence.
'We were not as proactive as we should have been,' the CFP Board says, rolling out two initiatives aimed at resolving advisors' incorrect fee-only disclosures on its website.
While new rules and higher stock market returns have increased clients' tax liabilities, only 29% of advisors say they've initiated a conversation about the matter in the last quarter.
Retirement activity increases, but market uncertainty leaves indicator unchanged.
For female advisors, a new CFP Board report finds several challenges that largely fall into two areas: bias, both perceived and actual, and awareness of the profession.
Advisors buoyed by retirement activity, rising risk tolerance.