- Best Practices
- Fiduciary September
- Campaign for Investors
On March 29, 2017
Last week the Institute for the Fiduciary Standard announced the first class of 27 Best Practices Advisors. Vanguard founder Jack Bogle and personal finance columnist and author Jane Bryant Quinn joined the Institute for a briefing in New York. A common question from journalists during and after the briefing was, ‘What’s new?’
On February 10, 2017
Wednesday’s win in Texas federal court for the Labor Dept.’s fiduciary rule is important and deserves attention. Judge Barbara M. G. Lynn’s extensive review of the industry case against the DOL rule, the fiduciary standard and investors is an unequivocal investor victory.
On January 26, 2017
Mounds of research show most investors have no clue of the magnitude of the opaque BD compensation conflicts and what these conflicts cost them. Even Merrill Lynch’s John Thiel has publicly noted his customers don’t know what they pay.
On December 1, 2016
Tens of thousands of new fiduciary brokers will soon fly the fiduciary flag, as Merrill tells the country that the thundering herd will give all its customers – retirement and nonretirement accounts alike – ‘best interest’ treatment.
On September 8, 2016
Fiduciary September 2016 seeks to address the picture of persistent investor doubts – in an otherwise upbeat new world of 2016, where emerging market dynamics raise investor expectations and awareness and effectively establish a higher investor standard.
On August 18, 2016
“Americans are more invested in the resilient private economy than in their public leaders.”
April 19, 2016, Interview with Knut Rostad by Christopher Carosa, CTFA, Fiduciarynews.com
On March 8, 2016
Researchers at the University and Chicago and Minnesota last week published an extraordinary study on broker misconduct.