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December 31, 2015

Retirement Industry People Moves

The American College New York Life Center for Retirement Income names co-director, and an Illinois bank opens an investment unit with retirement services.

February 09, 2015

What Will 2015 Look Like?

It wouldn’t be a new year without thinking about the things you’d like to change or improve. We asked retirement plan specialists about progress on their New Year’s resolutions.

February 06, 2015

CEFEX Workshops Offer Fiduciary Insights

A new fiduciary certification workshop by the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence will be offered free at the Santa Monica office of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

June 27, 2014

NAPFA Puts Kibosh on Commission Business

No more exceptions: Advisers who are members of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) cannot accept compensation in any form from any source other than their clients.

May 20, 2014

CEFEX Adds Data Security Awareness to Certification

The Center for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX) expanded its adviser certification test to include more data security questions, reflecting the industry’s heightened awareness of cybersecurity threats.

May 06, 2014

Adviser Credentials Key to Success, IMCA Says

Investors expect financial advisers to earn and maintain professional credentials beyond the minimum licensing requirements, according to research from the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA).

March 21, 2014

CAIA, IMCA Team on Alts Certification

Advisers can put their proficiency in alternative investments to the test with the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate.

February 25, 2014

A Designation with Fiduciary Muscle

CEFEX designations are gaining more widespread adoption, and some say the certification process yields valuable insights about their own firms.

February 07, 2014

Gallagher Appoints New Regional President

Nick Davies will assume the role of area president for Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors LLC’s (GFA) Washington, D.C., and Newark, New Jersey, offices.

January 14, 2014

SEC Outlines 2014 Examination Priorities

The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE), part of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), released its list of examination priorities for 2014.