Advisor Business

Jim Pavia, Former Investment News Editor, Is At CNBC Targeting Long-Term Investors And Advisors

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by agluck     October 31, 2013      0.0 (0) James (Jim) Pavia, who ran the editorial staff at Investment News (IN) from June 2003 until this past June and was a central figure in its ascendance as the predominant online hub for financial advisors, is now leading an effort to do the same thing at CNBC, the cable TV business news channel—to create content for investment advisors and f

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CFP Says He Was Offered A Listing On Medical Economics List Of Best Advisors For Doctors For $750 And That The Magazine Also Invited His Dog To Join The List

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by agluck     October 01, 2013      0.0 (0) A listing on Medical Economics Magazine’s 2013 list of the “Best Financial Advisors For Doctors” was offered to financial planning gadly Allan Roth, CFP, if he paid the magazine’s publishing company $750--and as long as no public complaints had been filed against him, according to a report by Roth published in today's CBS

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Financial Planning Coalition, Taking On Wall Street And The SEC, In A David Versus Goliath Battle On The Fiduciary Standard

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by agluck     July 08, 2013      0.0 (0) The Financial Planning Coalition (FPC), in a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission released today, argues convincingly for the adoption of a fiduciary standard. FPC—a union of the CFP Board of Standards, Financial Planning Association, and the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors—assails Wall Street in the 25-p

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Advisors Beware: “Boiler Room Legalization Act” Is Expected To Be Implemented By SEC Shortly, Ushering In A New Era Of Investment Fraud

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by agluck     June 15, 2013      0.0 (0) The Securities And Exchange Commission is expected to soon release long-overdue rules implementing the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, which was signed into law by President Obama in April 2012. JOBS is an unprecedented loosening of rules on private deals and likely to usher in an era of rampant investment fraud, the likes of which

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A Source Tells Reuters That Former CFP Board Chair Alan Goldfarb Will Be Publicly Admonished By Board For Misleading Disclosure

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by agluck     June 10, 2013      0.0 (0) Reuters reported over the weekend that the former chairman of CFP Board, Alan Goldfarb, who resigned in November 2012 after being accused of misrepresenting how he was compensated on a website for consumers, will be publicly admonished next week by CFP Board. 

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