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- The Hot Job of Financial Planning&hellip. // Journal of Financial Planning;Feb1998, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p16
Comments on the article featured in "U.S. News & World Report" about financial planning. Popularity of the career in financial planning; Demand for financial planners in the banking, brokerage and mutual fund fields; Failure of the magazine to mention designations or licenses.
- Trading Places. McGee, Suzanne // Financial Planning;Sep2008, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p59
The article discusses the move of planners, investment advisors, and other wealth managers to change firms in the U.S. It is noted that for many advisors, switching firms or launching their own shop can be dangerous, since clients can feel neglected or taken for granted. In addition, if the...
- PRACTICE TRENDS: How Does Your Practice Measure Up? McClune, Sheila // Journal of Financial Planning;Mar2011 Research Spotlight Suppleme, p9
The article reports on the improvement of the financial planning market in the U.S. amidst the competition. It cites a survey on financial planners conducted by the Financial Planning Association (FPA) concerning their financial plan development practices and fees. It mentions that financial...
- PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE. Salmen, Richard // Journal of Financial Planning;Jul2009 Solutions, p4
In this article the author discusses the efforts made by the Financial Planning Association (FPA) to assist financial planners in financial planning practice in the U.S. He primarily considers the significant role of the FPA and the financial planners in the lives of their clients amid the...
- Feeling at Sea About Finances? A Planner Can Ease the Voyage. Hannon, Kerry // U.S. News & World Report;10/13/2008, Vol. 145 Issue 8, p61
This article offers six steps toward finding a financial adviser. The author suggests one should first research the different types of financial planners available, to ensure one is getting a legitimate professional. Some of the six steps discussed include: screening for credentials,...
- Banks Drop the Ball With Wealthy Consumers. Bupp, Michele // Advisor Today;Mar2006, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p38
The article reports that a study by the Bank Administration Institute has shown that 70 percent of U.S. bank clients do not trust banks with their financial planning. This is positive news for financial advisors because the survey in 2004 and 2005 indicated that bank clients have been looking...
- Adding On. McCarthy, Ed // Financial Planning;Feb2006, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p71
Discusses business opportunities and pitfalls faced by financial planning firms that offer ancillary services to clients. Opportunities in offering tax planning and tax return services; Cash flow management services for clients; Development of hedge fund for clients' portfolio.
- A Peek Inside the RIA Community... // Journal of Financial Planning;Oct2005, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p24
This article focuses on Evolution/Revolution: A Profile of the Investment Advisory Profession, the 2005 report of the Investment Adviser Association and the National Regulatory Services about investment advisers registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). SEC-registered...
- Up Front. Borek, Tad; Olsen, John L.; Kulikowski, Laurie; Fine, Jacob // Financial Planning;Jun2003, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p23
Presents an update on issues and topics related to financial planning in the U.S. as of June 1, 2003. Impact of the 2002 across-the-board market decline on financial advisers; Justification for the cost of assets under management fees; Discussion on conservation easements. INSET: INDICATORS.