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Fiduciary Standard

5 Tips for Selecting the Best Financial Adviser | Posted 06.03.2016 | Fifty

Selecting the best financial adviser may be the most important decision you make for your future financial security. After all, the quality of your ...

Why Is Wall Street Fighting Fiduciary Standards for Sales Reps? | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business

Wall Street firms employ or license hundreds of thousands of sales representatives. Wall Street does not want these reps locked out of the retirement...

Pioneering Isn't Pretty

Elliot S. Weissbluth | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Elliot S. Weissbluth

When you're launching a business that challenges the status quo, there are no referees, no time-outs, no RULES, and no guarantee that someone will "win." You experience excitement felt only by intrepid adventurers doing something for the first time. You're not playing a game; you're pioneering.

Diminished Capacity and the Fiduciary Standard | Posted 07.02.2016 | Business

Sometimes inaction is the right action (the fiduciary standard) when faced with an elderly prospect that presents signs of diminished capacity.

Ben Walsh

Labor Department Proposes New Rule Cracking Down On Retirement Fees | Ben Walsh | Posted 04.14.2015 | Politics

The Labor Department took the next step in the White House's plan to crack down on unnecessary retirement fees that cost Americans billions of dollars...

What Wall Street Does Not Want You to Know About Financial Fiduciaries | Posted 03.21.2015 | Money

I bet you did not know the financial services industry has two ethical standards. One benefits Wall Street and one benefits you.

Do Your Interests Come Before Your Advisor's? What You Need to Know

Andrew Wang | Posted 01.23.2014 | Money
Andrew Wang

The phrase that you need to know is 'fiduciary standard.' The fiduciary standard is a code of conduct for the approximately 10,500 registered investment advisors who are regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange.