July 29, 2020
Merrill Sweetens Pay Plan for Upstart FAs
Merrill Lynch will guarantee salaries of advisors in its Accelerated Growth Program for five years. Until now, the promised pay lasted just three years.
David Reich, Longtime Retirement Leader, Dies at 50
David Reich, national president of Hub International and a veteran of LPL and Ameriprise, died Sunday of a heart attack.
Fidelity Accuses Ex-Exec of Stealing Clients, Trade Secrets for Merrill
Fidelity says that Ryan Dolar’s actions could cost the firm close to $357 million.
SEC Hits Valic with $40M Fine in Retirement Account Action
Valic had been eligible for the regulator’s self-reporting initiative but didn’t participate.
Waddell & Reed’s Wealth Unit Assets Up 14% in 2Q
But total net new assets were a negative $157 million during the quarter.
Top Advisors Weigh In: What The Pandemic Has Taught Me About My Practice
Hire well, and support your staff, advisors say. Client service is critical, but employees need to stay connected, too.
Edward Jones Commits $25M More to Alzheimer's Association
The recent pledge adds to the $25 million Edward Jones raised since the alliance launched four years ago.