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Lauren Schadle: We need to go back to our roots with a laser-like focus for why FPA was created in the first place -- and that is to support the CFP professional.

Lauren Schadle shows mettle as FPA stakes out turf in skirmish with CFP Board at its national conference in Orlando
Despite a no-show Phyllis Borzi, the FPA Experience was a substance-filled event in which the organization sought to redefine and reclaim its soul

Tuesday 10.22.13
Young bull in training: I simply can't stand to see Merrill's training program so naively misrepresented.

A Merrill Lynch trainee shares what it's really like to be part of the firm's revamped, more RIA-like training program
Following a scathing condemnation of the program in reaction to a recent story, another trainee chimes in with a more three-dimensional report

Thursday 12.13.12
Charles Goldman: We've barely scratched the surface of our networks.

Advizent hits $100-billion asset target in a matter of weeks triggering hires
The RIA grand brand and co-op gains momentum as Charles Goldman goes all-in

Monday 6.4.12
Ron Rhoades: Public policy concerns may well influence the outcome of the Wealthcare vs. UBS litigation.

Legal analysis: The chances that Wealthcare beats UBS or upends the financial planning community
The patent lawsuit could have real consequences for financial advisors

Thursday 8.11.11
If an army of bankers, brokers, accountants, insurance agents, and advisors can't bring your finances together, perhaps you need a general.

In a world of Schwab and Merrill, can the CFP Board use $36 million of ads to make planning sexy?
Goal is for consumers to see CFP mark as a Good Housekeeping seal of approval

Friday 4.15.11
Alex Potts, CEO of Loring Ward: "To throw more bureaucracy at a system that has been working well ... it almost makes you cringe."

Six things to know about this week's big DC news
RIAs have the winning business model, but also more competition

Friday 1.21.11
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader John Boehner

Signed, sealed, delivered: Fiduciary advocates hope SEC takes their new survey for gospel
In pressure cooker of Washington, D.C., nothing looks certain, especially after Tea Party wins

Thursday 9.16.10
The CFP Board of Standards is co-sponsoring a conference to bring top academics, industry thinkers in front of regulators. Kevin Keller, CEO, says advocacy groups can't afford to take a break now.

How a surprising array of advisor groups aims to catch the SEC's ear
A conference of experts from academia, industry will examine how the fiduciary standard could work in a brokerage business

Monday 9.13.10
Kristina Fausti: We've entered a new regulatory era that calls for greater transparency and accountability.

How financial reform gives the SEC new bite; plus at least five other things advisors ought to know about the legislation
The new financial world will be constructed mostly out of the public eye, as regulators begin studying 150 issues Congress punted to agencies

Monday 7.26.10
Elizabeth MacBride on how a small group of advocates for advisors and the fiduciary standard influence the debate this year in Washington, D.C.

What went right: the story of the fiduciary standard this year
A long-odds fight by advocates and a well-timed Goldman Sachs stumble and -- voilà -- brokers may have to begin putting customers' interests first

Monday 6.28.10

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