In June, Canadian ETFs attracted more than $3 billion in new money for the second straight month, but what exactly is driving the growth?
Forget embedded or fee-based commissions, this relatively unheard of form of compensation is a reflection of true professionals.
In the face of stiffer competition in the financial sector, companies are looking to consolidate and trim the fat to ensure bottom lines remain in the black.
New research is suggesting an increase in CPP or ORPP contributions would do little to bolster retirement savings at the same time hit advisors where it hurts. But there may be an even bigger concern, say industry players.
Given the fierce competition in the market for clients, one industry expert is urging financial planners to look within their books and grow their business through cross-selling.
An increasingly volatile market has exposed another potential downside to those funds – something that could effectively tie an advisor’s hands.
The CFA Institute accidentally revealed preliminary results from this year’s CFA Level III exam, with some advisors praying their scores were anything but accurate.
A seasoned planner is providing a compelling case for why the rule on retirement withdrawals is too conservative – even if the bull market is about to tank.
As investment firms digitize client lists and move those profiles to cloud solutions, providers of customer relationship management solutions are upping their game to make those client profiles more granular and detailed
From the proverbial penthouse to the outhouse in just a few short months, a big advisor has been turfed from an even bigger brokerage – one sporting the ‘biggest’ Canadian bank name
Billing yourself as “fee-only” is a decision your certificating body has every right to take issue with, according to a new ruling from one of North America’s most influential courts