The simple fact remains that investment advisers represent their clients and broker-dealers represent issuers. Investors deserve real advice. That’s why we formed the No Incidental Investors initiative.
Actions and programs of the Institute. Visit the Institute Initiatives archive to view initiatives prior to 2018.
Recent regulatory and industry actions on fiduciary have come fast and furiously. Unfortunately, they are mostly bad news for investors. The exception: actions in the states. The takeaway: Investors are on their own to identify real fiduciary advisors, who are also on their own to stand apart from brokers. The Institute’s Best Practices and the Campaign for Investors are more important than ever. Here’s an update on these actions and what they mean.
Fiduciary, fee-only advisors from around the country today volunteered free financial advice to Las Vegas Tragedy survivors and victims’ families. A website serves to connect survivors and victim families who received funds with a financial advisor.
Phyllis C. Borzi, Former Assistant Secretary, Department of Labor, (2009-2017) Joins Fiduciary Institute Board of Advisors
A conversation on how fiduciary advisors ‘Need to talk so investors listen.’
Hosted by Garrett Planning Network, July 20, 11 am CDT Download the webinar presentation PDF here. Sheryl Garrett, leader of the hourly financial planning movement, says Institute for the Fiduciary Standard program provides much-needed clarity to help investors know what to expect from a fiduciary advisor. […]