Articles tagged "CFP Board"
Biz Briefs: AdvicePay waives key hiring requirement to land its next CEO • ESG firms may get OK in Oklahoma • eMoney adds new chiefs • CFP Board names new chair-elect • Robinhood cuts more staff
Alan Moore replaces himself with another guy with two respectable titles • eMoney promotes two • Moisand's third in line now known • Robinhood sacks 173 in year-to-date.
July 26, 2023 at 2:34 AM
Zero-tolerance-for-conflict NAPFA rewrites rules to lift membership ban on commission revenues; advocates say principles upheld, but critics say door opened to 'corruption'
The 4,600-member association in Franklin Park, Ill. will enlarge its addressable market but some existing members say they may drop out becuase the pure fiduciary standard was the lure.
June 29, 2023 at 1:15 AM
Biz Briefs: Vanguard's tax-loss harvest yields a caveat• Vermont green with envy ... of red states? • CFP Board spends $12 million on bungee metaphor • BlackRock isn't neutral on Credit Suisse • Women are the Goliath of 'David' in UK finance
Tax-loss harvest gains may have some home assembly required, says Jeff DeMaso • Adrian Johnstone is now in the driving seat at Practifi • CFP Board spending just topped $150 million • and Vermont shares some Texas thinking on ESG investing.
March 25, 2023 at 1:32 AM
The CFP Board's RIA faction sees the 100,000-member mark looming and hits back at brokerwashing; Dan Moisand is tasked with forming new division largely aimed at abusive brokers and other charlatans
Moisand, an RIA owner who has been named the new board chairman, will seek to quell an RIA uprising without losing a giant revenue source -- FINRA brokers who come with implicit 'suitability' issues
March 7, 2023 at 12:24 AM
Shorts: ESG forces Vanguard, BlackRock, SSGA to choose on abortion • Schwab uses money and brand to correct white-male CFP supermajority • S&P 1500 pensions overfunded despite underwhelming 2022 returns • Vanguard closes gap on BlackRock as top institutional manager • Musk puts Orion on Twitter map
Culture war envelops ESG. 'Big-three' face crisis on abortion rights • The population is 50.8% women, 13.4% Black, 18% Latinx, but 76.6% of financial planners are white men. • Schwab funds CFP effort to rebalance • S&P 1500 pension plans are running a $55 billion surplus • Vanguard nears BlackRock institutional asset sum • Daniel Crosby lures behavioral finance interest, via Diet Coke.
June 11, 2022 at 1:05 AM
FPA soldiers through CFP Board tension at its 2018 national event
It's technically a small dispute with the CFP Board but any rift is big when it's your Siamese twin
October 11, 2018 at 3:51 AM
The 2017 FPA conference leans heavily on a Michael Kitces unimpressed with the group's 'silence' on the CFP Board
Although its theme was elusive, the Denver-based advocacy group and standard-setter drew 1,800 advisors to the Country-Western capital
October 9, 2017 at 7:57 PM
Michael Kitces attacks CFP Board for jacking fees 17% in name of 'strategy' when the certificant is flush with $20 million in reserves
The Board defends murky financials and a 'buried' hike as overdue -- even when it's operating at a $1.3 million surplus
September 18, 2017 at 7:23 PM
The CFP Board's thunderbolt fiduciary play should proceed and likely will
The 'fiduciary at all times' approach is likely to be supported by the 77,000 CFPs themselves, if opposed by insurance lobbyists and their ilk
June 20, 2017 at 8:33 PM
The FPA finally puts on a better CFP face and she lights up the hall in Baltimore
Gigi Guerra was the 75,000th CFP recipient and she captured an air of revitalization the Financial Planning Association will need to survive and thrive amid massive industry changes
September 17, 2016 at 12:24 AM
TD Ameritrade pulls off amazing Summit in DC that reveals rot to the core of SEC, FINRA and ERISA system
A consumer panel sobered the crowd off the bat with war stories and then Ron Rhoades, Mercer Bullard, David Tittsworth, Sheryl Garrett, Tom Nally, Marilyn Mohrman-Gillis and others pulled no punches
September 18, 2014 at 5:54 PM
How the CFP Board is getting its $40 million's worth from its advertising campaign and how it isn't
Unaided recognition of CFP certification jumps about 90% in three years ...assets stemming from that, not so much
July 24, 2014 at 9:55 PM
Spencer Bachus's amazing turnabout from RIA villain to white knight and the miserable state of Dodd Frank's advancement of fiduciary care
Once presumed to be in FINRA's back pocket, the Alabama congressman co-sponsors H.R. 1627 -- a huge boon to SEC oversight of RIAs
July 21, 2014 at 3:40 AM
Opinion: Why NAPFA's CFP-only approach is a slap in the face of many financial advisors
In the alphabet soup of designations for advisors are many legitimate practitioners whom the association's new policy will shut out
December 21, 2012 at 3:41 AM
The once underrespected CFP gets a lift after Merrill Lynch and now NAPFA make it central for newbies
Still, CFP certificants shoot down the idea of making the CEO credits requirements even harder, and fiduciary concerns linger