The Assets: Estate planning
September 11, 2018
Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley and Other UHNW FAs Warn of Dangers in Neglecting Estate Plans
FAs are often too late to the party to help their clients.
September 6, 2018
Two UBS Advisors Innovate in Cross-Border Asset Disposition
Savvy FAs are working plotting courses through complex international trust and estate laws.
August 27, 2018
Advisor Accused of Mishandling Dead Client’s $3M Trust
The advisor was ordered to cover part of over $300,000 in legal fees to charities that say he mishandled donations to them.
August 20, 2018
Ex-Wells Fargo FA Faces Embezzlement Charges
Advisor is facing a possible 15-year prison sentence.
August 2, 2018
Merrill Lynch Lawsuit Brings Cautionary Tale to FAs Handling Client Estate Documents
The suit concerns the apparent lack of execution of a transfer on death agreement.
July 20, 2018
Never Take a Client’s Estate Plan for Granted
Require copies of all estate planning documents prepared by outside parties.
June 28, 2018
FAs Aren’t Talking to Clients About What Clients Want to Discuss
Meanwhile, many clients appear unprepared for health and caregiving costs.
June 19, 2018
FAs Expect More Controversies Like Marvel Icon Stan Lee’s Senior Abuse Woes
As more people live into their 90s and 100s and their mental faculties may be compromised, financial abuse of elders will likely rise — but advisors can help.
February 9, 2018
Don't Be Afraid to Make Meetings Mandatory
Change clients' perceptions of estate planning through mandatory meetings.
February 9, 2018
Raymond James Rolls Out Tool for Gathering Client Asset Data
Meanwhile, account aggregation provider Quovo introduces new notification feature about clients’ life events.