Latest Financial advice Stories

2012-07-02 23:00:31

The recession ended the industry's long streak of strong revenue growth; low income and high unemployment caused the fees charged by financial advisers to drop, while the lackluster performance of the Standard and Poor 500 (S&P 500) discouraged investment. However, as consumers come out of the difficult economic climate, they will be more inclined to seek out the services of financial advisers. Furthermore, a rebound in the S&P 500 will also support revenue growth, despite increasing...

2012-01-20 12:15:00

One year after the SEC fiduciary report, trade group remains committed to ensuring middle-market access to affordable financial advice and services. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 Saturday, Jan. 21, marks the one year anniversary of a Securities and Exchange Commission staff report to Congress recommending a fiduciary duty for broker-dealers and their registered reps. The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors has been involved from the beginning in the...

2011-06-20 07:10:00

MILLERSVILLE, Md., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advisors nationwide have long looked to Mike Steranka as a top producer in the insurance industry. Now, with the publication of The E-Myth Financial Advisor: Why Most Financial Advisory Practices Don't Work and What to Do About It (ISBN 0983500150, Michael E Gerber Publishing), Steranka is showing Advisors everywhere exactly how to build a successful financial planning practice while enjoying a balanced life. Mike Steranka, CEO of...

2011-05-31 06:50:00

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If financial advisors are supposed to help their clients make sound financial decisions, why have Americans lost trillions of dollars in the stock market, their 401ks, pension plans and IRAs, in just the last three years? That's the question posed by personal finance expert Roccy DeFrancesco, the nation's leading trainer of advanced planning strategies. According to him, a staggering number of financial advisors in the U.S. --...

2011-03-12 00:00:28

New research from unbiased.co.uk, the professional financial advice website, reveals 2010 was a record year for consumers looking to repay their debts, but savings levels suffered as a result of it. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 11, 2011 The "Savings Brake" research from Unbiased reveals the ratio of how much we are borrowing (including unsecured borrowing and does not include equity release and mortgages) contrasted with how much we are saving. During Q4 2010, borrowers repaid 14p of debt in every...

2011-02-26 00:00:03

FinancialAdvisor.co.uk is the UK's leading independent financial advisor (IFA) social media website, that allows consumers to rate and review financial advisors in their area. This is a first in the UK, a facility that no other website provides. The site is simple, cleanly laid out and most importantly focussed around helping consumers find a professional high quality IFA. (PRWeb UK) February 24, 2011 FinancialAdvisor.co.uk is the UK's leading independent financial advisor (IFA) social...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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