Articles tagged "Cerulli Associates"


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Nationwide buys Jefferson National under purported DOL duress but 'good private equity' and good planning may rule the day

The big Columbus, Ohio national insurer can certainly use a fiduciary annuity -- if there is such a thing -- but ROI is impetus number one

September 30, 2016 — 7:25 PM UTC

Why luring 401(k) assets to IRA rollovers in a post-DOL-rule world remains child's play, which keeps $7.6 trillion in the IRA game and growing

Clients still hate 401(k) inflexibility around withdrawals and the DOL granted advisors the upper hand in getting clients to sign away protections with regard to pricier products

April 20, 2016 — 8:25 PM UTC

In red-hot 403(b) market, TIAA-CREF hires hundreds of advisors after RIAs, and Fidelity, pose new threats

RIAs angling for a bigger piece of 403(b) arena cause the giant firm to play defense in hopes of intercepting more rollover dollars of soon-to-be-retirees

December 3, 2013 — 11:41 PM UTC

Fidelity's annual $10,000 custody fee will attach to a wider swath of small RIAs

The dinging of the under-$15-million crowd is painful for initiates but a pleasing prospect for competing custodians ready to welcome defectors

September 24, 2013 — 5:02 AM UTC

Fidelity Investments recognizes power of RIAs in 401(k) market and has increased efforts to work with advisors

With plan sponsors demanding advice, the Boston-based king of DC retirement plans decides to go with the fiduciary flow -- and some experts see it as a blink while others call it a Fidelity bonanza

June 5, 2013 — 5:18 AM UTC

CAPTRUST wakes up the 401(k) industry by buying $1-billion advisor/recordkeeper that adds the 'magic' to its arsenal

Freedom One's system offers 3(38) fiduciary management that allows the $85-billion Raleigh behemoth a way to take greater control of assets

January 9, 2013 — 5:25 AM UTC

The prognosis for Morgan, Merrill, UBS and Wells is even grimmer than the negative hype, Cerulli report shows

The wirehouses have stopped training, are ruthlessly chopping lower producers. and many advisors they'd like to keep march out the door

October 2, 2012 — 4:31 AM UTC

How a clique of industry vets plan to revive the swooning IBD space -- and why industry watchers don't like their chances

Using a newly purchased hybrid IBD-RIA as guinea pig, Innovative Equity Partners aims to make small IBDs a collective force to be reckoned with -- without sacrificing their individual identities

August 22, 2012 — 4:40 AM UTC

Which three of DOL's new 401(k) rules represent the biggest land mines for financial advisors and plan sponsors

Accepting gifts, estimating fees and using asset allocation models all demand treading lightly

February 14, 2012 — 6:06 AM UTC
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