Articles tagged "Institute for the Fiduciary Standard"
What an RIA should make of Wall Street Journal's expose of how Schwab, Fidelity and TD Ameritrade's advice machines steer client assets
Product of a six-month of investigation, the Jason Zweig and Anne Tergesen-authored article alleges conflicts at the discount brokers are rife -- but RIA reactions to the revelations are textured
January 27, 2018 at 12:43 AM
Claiming DOL rule has no handle on truth, Don Trone crafts lie detector test to assess RIA brains
The Neuro-Fiduciary & Governance Psychometric Instrument involves an EEG, an interview and six colleagues willing to vouch for your true fiduciary bona fides
December 24, 2017 at 5:23 AM
Joel Bruckenstein pitches DOL rule to Sen. Marco Rubio after fate makes them JetBlue seat mates
Rubio opened up on small investors and retirement issues -- and cracked wise about the Russians
April 17, 2017 at 6:38 PM
Where RIABiz's view of RIAs as oases-of-ethics bumps up against the Merrill Lynch & Co. mirage -- and why that mirage is still so effective
Fiduciary watchdog Knut Rostad warns that RIAs must zealously expose wirehouses tricked out in best-interests-of-the-investor drag
January 6, 2017 at 6:33 PM
At MarketCounsel, a Ron Rhoades-Skip Schweiss exchange reveals new DOL-rule threat -- a Trump-led compromise creating a mutant strain of the reg that benefits no one
The problem, Rhoades says, is that a pseudo-fiduciary standard asks consumers to assume the burden of knowing what's best for them when it comes to investing, which brings the problem full circle
December 7, 2016 at 8:33 PM
How Wall Street emasculated the DOL rule with an old-fashioned end game: 'Somebody made a deal' -- and why tort lawyers are licking their chops
End-game style politics exposed fiduciaries' lack of playoff experience, but RIAs can console themselves because DOL exposed shady dealings on 'the dark side'
April 7, 2016 at 3:10 PM
LPL CEO floats orphaning 3% of its brokerage business in prelude to DOL 'travesty'
Mark Casady says he may lop off brokerage accounts of $15,000, citing looming rule changes
October 30, 2015 at 6:28 PM
What Tony Robbins should remember when he talks 'fiduciary'
The five-syllable word represents an attitude, way of life and something you should grasp for the good of investors
December 8, 2014 at 8:44 PM
'Paradigm shift' in 401(k) flows opens the DOL door for annuities in 401(k) plans and RIAs are split
In the wake of DOL and Treasury rulings, some fiduciaries, certainly not all, seem willing to give the oft-reviled instruments a chance
October 28, 2014 at 6:27 PM
NAPFA's appointment of a new chairman could be a big deal for RIAs
Ron Rhoades spent the last year in obscurity but now he's "ready to take the gloves off"
May 23, 2012 at 3:03 AM
A reporter empties his notebook after attending FPA's Business Solutions event
Marty Kurtz lets crowd in on peer review plan, big custodians square off on tech and Eric Clarke yields interesting thoughts in a one-on-one interview
March 8, 2012 at 4:49 AM
Fiduciary leaders splinter into two advocacy groups over divergent views
Knut Rostad takes six people with him to start the Institute for the Fiduciary Standard