Discussing the launch of a new UBS equity compensation support program, Michael Barry spoke about the importance of linking equity compensation awards to employees’ broader financial picture.
For those learning about HSAs for the first time, one of the keys is to understand there is one set of rules for money going into the accounts, and another set of rules for money moving out.
A new Cerulli Associates survey suggests that at least half of 401(k) plan participants have no idea what to do with the savings they have diligently set aside for retirement.
The text of the new decision says the second amended complaint has failed because “it is an attempt to replead dismissed counts,” and because it includes an entirely new cause of action, violation of the Racketeer Influence Corrupt Organizations Act.
Franklin Templeton last year launched the Spryng crowd funding platform for college savings; at this point the firm has not conducted a systematic review of profile performance, but anecdotally, gift givers have typically been a friend or family member of the account owner or beneficiary, though other examples of giving have demonstrated the broad power of the platform.
“The idea that financial planning and wealth management are just for millionaires is one of the biggest misconceptions among Americans, and one of the most damaging,” warns Joe Vietri, senior vice president and head of Charles Schwab’s retail branch network.
To help ease the immediate concerns and confusion of clients, the law firm Stroock has published a helpful guide that dissects the latest fiduciary rule developments; on one attorney’s assessment, it actually is not that likely that the U.S. Supreme Court will get involved.
Colony Enacts Mergers with Bridgewater Wealth and BWA; Multnomah Group Hires Former Investment Consultant; American Century Hires ETF Initiative Specialists; and more.
AndCo Consulting adds three to Pittsburgh consulting team; Franklin Templeton hires head of client investment solutions; Millennium acquires Inspira and ABG; and more.
The spouse of a married retirement saver inspires one out of five financial planning conversations, and this is growing, according to Hearts & Wallets.
But when they work with an adviser, they understand the importance of more aggressive investing.
Cerulli’s research shows more than half of advisers create customized investment portfolios on a client-by-client basis, while 42% start with investment models and alter on a client-by-client basis.
The acquisition of CapTrust by CAPTRUST fits the pattern of the 26 acquisitions the firm has conducted in the last decade.