Glass-Steagall Stealth Reform
- Planners and accountants wasting time on out-dated processes. O'DONOGHUE, NICHOLAS // Money Management;4/2/2015, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p11
The article reports on the result of a study which reveals that out-dated processes used by financial planning and accounting practices are making staff to waste time two days a week and increasing the risk of embrassing mistakes.
- CPA Efect: Add It Up. Elson, Rachel F. // Financial Planning;Oct2014, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p16
The author reflects on whether financial planning firms should have certified public accountants (CPA) on the team.
- SEC Sued On Broker Exemption. Black, Pamela // On Wall Street;Jun2005, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p20
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by the Financial Planning Association against the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission over the Merrill Lynch rule. It is noted that the rule allows brokers to charge fees for financial advice without being regulated by the Investment Advisers Act of...
- A Household Variable: The Holy Grail for the Planning Profession. Adkins, Rick // Journal of Financial Planning;Aug2014, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p26
The article notes that an individual's account number is the fundamental unit of the financial planning profession and considers difficulties created by the lack of a variable to identify households. One example is fund transfers between accounts within a household, which are represented on...
- The retro referrals system returns. Matthews, Phillip // Chartered Accountants Journal;Jun2003, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p35
Part V. Focuses on developments concerning business relations between financial planners and the accounting profession in New Zealand. Lessons learned from previous attempts to merge financial planning and accounting businesses; Return of accountants and financial planners to business...
- Opportunities in chaos. Harrington, Cynthia // Practical Accountant;Oct2003 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p6
Focuses on the scope for accounting and tax practitioners to enter into the financial advisory arena in the U.S. Decrease in the rate of tax and accounting practitioners entering into the financial advisory services; Rationale for advisory practice by tax and accounting practitioners; Problems...
- SMSFs: separation of advice. Bennetto, Lucille // Money Management;8/18/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 30, p24
Focuses on the rules governing the advice accountants and planners can give on self-managed superannuation funds (SMSF) in Australia. Degree of confusion among some practitioners in the financial planning and accountancy fields on the ability of an accountant to give advice; Explanation of how...
- The Future of CPAs In Financial Planning. Desmarais, David M. // Accounting Today;Oct2008 CPA Wealth Provider, Vol. 22, p27
The author discusses the certified public accountant as a financial advisor. He explains that the accountant many times becomes the financial planner though it is not obvious to the client or the advisor. The author continues to discuss how the accountant can give financial advice through a...
- Advisors and clients huddle for 2004 planning strategies. Harrington, Cynthia // Accounting Today;1/12/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p5
Reports on the tax planning strategies of advisors in the U.S. for 2004. Review conducted by advisors on their client's overall plan; Potential use of dividend rate cut to lower tax liability; Need for accountants to be aware of risk management.