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  1. How Hard are the CFA Exams?

    Learn about the difficulty of the CFA exams with a description of the tests, some statistics on pass rates and suggestions ...
  2. Study Does Not End After the CFA

    Getting your CFA is an admirable achievement, but it doesn't end there. Find out what comes next.
  3. How RESA Could Reform Workplace Retirement Plans

    Seven bills introduced in the House and Senate signal a desire from Congress to make significant changes to workplace retirement ...
  4. Successful Fiduciaries Write Things Down

    In part five of the blog series, “Five Disciplines of a Successful Fiduciary,” we talk about the importance of consistency. ...
  5. Series 7

    The Series 7 is an exam and license that entitles the holder to sell all types of securities products with the exception ...
  6. Breaking Down Financial Securities Licenses

    Find out which exam you need to begin your career as an investment professional.
  7. The 4 Best S&P 500 Index Funds

    Discover detailed analysis of the best S&P 500 Index funds, and learn about their characteristics, historical statistics ...
  8. Do financial advisors get drug tested?

    Financial advisor regulatory bodies do not require drug testing but many individual firms that hire advisors do.
  9. What Fees Do Financial Advisors Charge?

    Learn how much financial advisors charge clients and discover the various payment plans available to customers seeking financial ...
  10. Advance Funding

    Advance funding is an early payment made on a future commitment or appropriation.
  11. Find Your Niche Market

    Determine which clients suit you and build your financial-advice practice around them.
  12. Changing the Definition of Risk in Retirement Planning

    For retirement savers, risk is about more than seeing your investments fall short of a benchmark.
  13. What does a 'Chief Economist' do?

    Vanguard's Chief Economist Joe Davis discusses his role helping portfolio managers and clients.
  14. Are Your Clients Moving Away from Value Investing?

    Experienced investors are questioning value investing as a strategy, and many beginners have abandoned it completely in favor ...
  15. What Licenses Do Financial Advisors Need to Have?

    While not all financial advisors are required to be licensed, they must obtain certain licenses in order to sell investment ...
  16. Bank Rate Monitor Index

    The Bank Rate Monitor Index began publishing in 1982 as an index of money market interest rates paid on deposits at 100 banks ...
  17. U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP)

    The U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is responsible for printing paper currency, Treasury securities and specialty ...
  18. This Is How Financial Advisors Can Help With Debt

    Learn how a financial advisor can help you analyze and structure your finances to bring down debt, and how to find the right ...
  19. Know How Much You Are Paying for Financial Advice

    Depending on the type of financial advisor you are working with, you may be paying more in fees than you realize.
  20. Strategies for Clients in Rising Rates Environment

    Any time there are rising rates it creates risks for investors. Fortunately, there are severa strategies that can help investors ...
  21. Ignoring Bitcoin Is No Longer an Option for FAs

    It'd be hard to find an investment that’s captivated everyday investors as much as cryptocurrencies. The majority of financial ...
  22. Patrick J. Moore

    Patrick J. Moore became chairman and CEO of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation in 2002.
  23. Presidential Election Cycle Theory

    The Presidential Election Cycle Theory states that U.S. stock markets are weakest in the year following the election of a ...
  24. The Great Moderation

    The Great Moderation is the name given to the period of decreased macroeconomic volatility experienced in the United States ...
  25. Jackson Hole Economic Symposium

    The Jackson Hole Economic Symposium, sponsored annually by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, has been held in Jackson ...
  26. Baby Boomers Represent Untapped Business Potential

    Millennials are receiving the most attention from financial advisors, but boomers share the same problems, including a need ...
  27. What You Need to Know About Frontier Markets

    In 2014, frontier markets, like Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates, ignited investors' imaginations. Since then, they have ...
  28. The Government Pension Investment Fund (Japan)

    The Government Pension Investment Fund is the pension fund for Japanese public employees.
  29. Overfunded Pension Plan

    An overfunded pension plan is a company retirement plan that has more assets than liabilities.
  30. Pension Plan Administrator

    A pension plan administrator manages the day-to-day affairs and the strategic decisions involved with a group's pension fund/plan. ...
  31. Registered Pension Plan (RPP)

    A registered pension plan is a form of trust that provides pension benefits for an employee of a company upon retirement.
  32. Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

    The Canada Pension Plan is one of three levels of Canada's retirement income system, which is responsible for paying retirement ...
  33. Pension Risk Transfer

    Pension risk transfer is when a defined benefit pension provider offloads the risk and retirement payment liabilities to ...
  34. Next Target for Lobbyists: SEC Best Interest Rule

    The same interest groups and lobbyists that worked to take down the fiduciary rule are now taking aim at the new SEC's proposed ...
  35. Underfunded Pension Plan

    An underfunded pension plan is a company retirement plan that has more liabilities than assets.
  36. Unfunded Pension Plan

    An unfunded pension plan is an employer-managed retirement plan that uses the employer's current income to fund pension payments ...
  37. Cash Balance Pension Plan

    A cash balance pension plan is when an employer credits a participant's pension account with a set percentage of their yearly ...
  38. CRM2

    CRM2 refers to rules for Canadian investment dealers and advisors that require greater transparency about the cost and performance ...
  39. Best-Interest Contract Exemption (BICE)

    The best-interest contract exemption (BICE) allowed fiduciaries to be paid in ways that were otherwise prohibited, such as ...
  40. Clients Underestimate the Need for Emergency Fund

    Coming up with an emergency savings fund is a crucial for financial planning, but advisors say getting clients to contribute ...
  41. Robo Tax Loss Harvesting

    Robo tax-loss harvesting is the automated selling of securities in a portfolio to deliberately incur losses to offset any ...
  42. Commission

    A commission is a service charge assessed by a broker or investment advisor in return for providing investment advice and/or ...
  43. ASC X9

    ASC X9 was established by the American National Standards Institute to develop, establish, maintain and promote financial ...
  44. Libel

    Libel is publishing a statement about someone in written form or via broadcast that is untrue and would harm the reputation ...
  45. SEC Form N-54C

    SEC Form N-54C is a form completed by an investment company in order to withdraw its voluntary election to be regulated as ...
  46. SEC Form S-4EF

    SEC Form S-4EF is required when forming a savings bank, savings and loan or similar financial institution that issues securities ...
  47. SEC Form U-5S

    SEC Form U-5S is a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that had to be filed annually by every registered ...
  48. SEC Form U-13E-1

    SEC Form U-13E-1 is for a report that must be filed with the SEC by any affiliate service company or other that provides ...
  49. SEC Form 8-B12G

    SEC Form 8-B12G is a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) concerning the registration of securities of ...
  50. SEC Form 8-K15D5

    SEC Form 8-K15D5 is for an initial filing for the notification of assumption of duty to report by successor issue under Section ...
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