January 8, 2021
New Ad Rule Ambiguity Could Hinder Use by Advisors
A lack of clarity around the use of testimonials and third-party rankings, for instance, could create headaches for advisors, says one compliance pro.
Wells Fargo Shuttering International Wealth Management Segments
The decision is driven by the disparate processes and infrastructure the business entails, a spokesperson says.
Steward Partners Tops List of Wealth Mgmt Firms Taking PPP Loans
The firm took out a $5 million forgivable loan through the Paycheck Protection Program, while Carson Group Investing accepted a $4 million loan and Savant Wealth Management took a $3.6 million loan.
Captrust Adds $3.3B Arizona-Based Wealth Mgmt Practice
The addition of MRA Associates also brings CAPTRUST a tax consulting practice, the companies say.
Boston Mayor to Lead DOL Under Biden: Reports
Before becoming mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh headed Laborers Local 223 and Boston Building Trades.
Mercer Advisors Adds Another $800M+ RIA
The latest addition, closed on December 31, is Atlanta Financial Associates.
ABLE Plan Take-up Among FAs Is Low Despite Benefits: Report
So far only Virginia offers the tax-advantaged plans for saving for the care of individuals with disabilities through financial professionals, according to a recent report.
People MovesMerrill Lynch Loses $102M FA to Advisor Group Firm
James Keller has joined Woodbury Financial Services in Allen, Texas.