The CFP Board’s new Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct went into effect on October 1, 2019. This comprehensive update to the Practice Standards, the most recent to address the delivery of financial planning services since 2007, focuses on ethical responsibilities in developing, presenting, and implementing recommendations. CFP® professionals and advisory firms must understand…
Current events provide advisors with opportunities to differentiate themselves from their peers. By being proactive and addressing current events, advisors can give clients peace of mind that their wealth is being managed properly. Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the SECURE Act (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement), giving advisors a unique opportunity…
Optimizing your workflow efficiency takes work. But are you making it more difficult than it should be? Learn how to identify and break the bad habits in your operations so you can elevate your business with fewer restrictions.
Even as the specifics of the DoL rule continue to unfold, our software continues to provide the tools fiduciary-focused advisors need to remain competitive. Here are the top 6 ways eMoney supports DoL Compliance Today.
The new Department of Labor fiduciary ruling is one of the most transformative pieces of legislation to affect financial advisors in recent memory. And while the exact nature of the consequences are yet to be determined, that doesn’t mean you can’t be proactive and prepare your business for the new challenges ahead.
Ron Carson, CEO and Founder of Peak Advisor Alliance, explores how creating a Brain Trust helps advisors stay on top of running a sustainable business while also improving themselves as leaders.
Every week, the eMoney Training Team takes you through some of the best features in eMoney to help you discover even more ways our technology works for you. In this week’s WebEx, we look at how to implement trusts into your plan in order to model a tax-efficient estate.
Before the new SEC fiduciary standard is published, advisors with a 401(k) and IRA Rollover practice and those advisors operating as investment managers of QDIAs have become a target for on-site examinations by the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Exams as part of their ReTIRE (Retirement Targeted Reviews and Examinations Initiatives) program since November 2015.