Canadian advisors react to Greek vote
Advisor are already weighing in on the implications of Greece’s referendum vote Sunday.
New program offers more flexibility for advisors
In a bid to keep clients happy, one of the bigger fund companies in Canada is lowering some of its fees while also bringing out some new products focused on a growing segment in an increasingly popular compensation model.
LGBT equality nothing new for this company
While many are still basking in the afterglow of the landmark decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage and the recent Gay Pride festivities in Toronto, Ont., one company has prided itself for several years as being at the forefront of promoting LGBT equality in the workplace.
Greek court rules on referendum
Greece’s Council of State has ruled that the referendum scheduled for Sunday can go ahead declaring that it does not violate Greece’s constitution banning referendums on fiscal policy.
New incentive to settle client complaints
Advisors may soon find themselves encouraging their firms to settle client claims brought to the OBSI.
Swimming with the sharks without being eaten alive
The latest in a series of shark attacks has many questioning the sanity of heading to the beach this summer – none more so then one broker from North Carolina.
CRM2 leads to influx of segregated funds
It appears more advisors are turning to segregated funds in a move to increase commissions once CRM2 regulations take effect.
US jobs data moves stocks lower
The latest U.S. job data wasn’t quite what experts were expecting prompting a small decline in the markets on the last day of trading before the holiday weekend.
Advisors let down by ‘promising’ clients
They’re the perfect clients on paper -- high-earning dual-income earners – but they’re increasingly a disappointment, say advisors pointing to their lifestyle choices.
Advisors bemoan a long-standing tax
With CRM2 soon to be implemented, it seems costs are on the minds of advisors, with HST uppermost.