M&A in 2019 hits record for RIAs, but many sellers overvalue firms

The number of deals increased by more than 30% last year, and it's a seller's market

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  • January 22, 2020

Former baseball star Angel Pagan wins $1.7 million arbitration award against Merrill Lynch

Case revolved around investments in Puerto Rican bonds made by the former MLB star

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  • January 22, 2020

Worries about retirement span the generations, NAPFA survey finds

More than half of millennials and Gen Xers haven’t started retirement planning

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  • January 22, 2020

Schwab has no plans to bring fractional shares to its adviser platform

Some say the firm is putting its retail platform before its institutional business

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  • January 22, 2020

Small brokers push bill to ease audit rules despite challenging political environment

Legislation impacting financial advisers tries to get traction amid impeachment, election

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  • January 22, 2020

Franklin Templeton’s private client group to buy $4.7 billion wealth management shop

Fiduciary Trust Co. International to buy The Pennsylvania Trust Co.

No fun: A vacation-home sale can raise Medicare premiums

A one-time income hike triggers a temporary high-income surcharge

A new playbook for independent broker-dealer M&A

After 10 years of IBD acquisitions, there’s little left on the block. But whatever is up for sale, at the right price, private equity is buying

Creative Planning’s latest acquisition feeds record-setting merger activity

The $48 billion RIA adds another $618 million with Stratford Consulting deal

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