I believe the fiduciary movement is making real progress. A few years ago, I regularly heard, “What does fiduciary mean?” Now, frequent internet searches for “fiduciary” or “fee-only” advisors find us. Many clearly understand. Nevertheless, there is still confusion.
Phyllis Borzi, former Assistant Secretary for the Department of Labor, speaks to WealthManagement’s Diana Britton on the story behind the story of the getting the DOL Rule down the mountain and through the finish line to win the gold medal.
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.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has undergone a bit of a makeover. It’s no longer actually meant to regulate the financial services industry as it pertains to the treatment of Main Street – it has been transformed into an advocacy for the banks, credit card issuers, insurance companies, mortgage originators and brokerage firms against what it sees as overzealous regulation and job-killing oversight.
Professor of Law and Michaels Faculty Research Scholar Tamar Frankel has been selected to receive the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association of Law School’s (AALS) Section on Women in Legal Education.
In an interview with Barron’s published in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by Cheryl Winokur Munk, Tibergien answers a few questions about the future face of the RIA Industry.