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  • Nebraska Adds an Insurance Agent Apprentice License
    on December 7, 2022 at 4:45 pm

    Newcomers cannot use the apprentice license to help with life or annuity product exchanges.      Related StoriesIRS Highlights Shrinking Tax Credits, Third-Party Payment Changes for 2023 - EnclosureAdvisor Group BDs Hit With $1.3M FINRA Penalty - EnclosureRobinhood Unveils IRAs With 1% Match, Opens Waitlist - Enclosure 

  • 10 Questions Your Clients Are Asking Google About Life Insurance
    on December 7, 2022 at 4:38 pm

    Anticipating the questions could keep Google from eating your lunch.      Related Stories10 Great Life and Annuity Ads From 100 Years Ago - Enclosure5 Worst States for Working-Age COVID-19 Hospitalization Increases - EnclosureThe 10 Most Regretted College Majors - Enclosure 

  • IRS Highlights Shrinking Tax Credits, Third-Party Payment Changes for 2023
    on December 7, 2022 at 4:16 pm

    Taxpayers who took certain credits in 2021 could get much smaller refunds in 2022, the IRS says.      Related StoriesIRS to Hike Interest Rates for Q1 - EnclosureQuiz: Do You Know These Essential Investment Tax Facts? - EnclosureWhat the IRS's 2023 Change to RMDs for Inherited IRAs Means for Clients - Enclosure 

  • Senate Passes RILA Annuity Bill
    on December 7, 2022 at 4:08 pm

    The bill would direct the SEC to create a new registration form to replace the "largely inapplicable forms" currently used.      Related StoriesSEC Hits Firm, CEO for Failure to File Form CRS, No Compliance Policies - EnclosureImmediate Annuity Shoppers Look for 13% More Income: Cannex - EnclosureAdvisor Group BDs Hit With $1.3M FINRA Penalty - Enclosure 

  • U.S. Life Application Activity Levels Off: MIB
    on December 7, 2022 at 3:43 pm

    Consumers under 30 have been out shopping for term life.      Related Stories5 Worst States for Working-Age COVID-19 Hospitalization Increases - EnclosureAdvisor Group BDs Hit With $1.3M FINRA Penalty - EnclosureRobinhood Unveils IRAs With 1% Match, Opens Waitlist - Enclosure 

  • 10 'Nerdy' Year-End Planning Tips for 2022: Jeff Levine
    on December 7, 2022 at 5:08 am

    Kitces.com's chief planning nerd recently presented some powerful year-end tax planning opportunities.      Related Stories5 Worst States for Working-Age COVID-19 Hospitalization Increases - EnclosureQuiz: Do You Know These RMD Tax Facts? - Enclosure10 Questions Your Clients Are Asking Google About Life Insurance - Enclosure 

  • Inheritors Plan to Seek Financial Advice When the Money Arrives: Survey
    on December 6, 2022 at 9:23 pm

    Nearly 80% of Americans surveyed expect to work with an advisor after receiving an inheritance.      Related StoriesAdvisor Group BDs Hit With $1.3M FINRA Penalty - EnclosureRobinhood Unveils IRAs With 1% Match, Opens Waitlist - EnclosureCetera Keeps First Allied Brand After BD Closure - Enclosure 

  • Carson Group Acquires Massachusetts Firm With $200M AUM
    on December 6, 2022 at 9:14 pm

    The deal allows a transition for Northface owners while ensuring continuity, the firm said.      Related StoriesAdvisor Group BDs Hit With $1.3M FINRA Penalty - EnclosureRobinhood Unveils IRAs With 1% Match, Opens Waitlist - EnclosureCetera Keeps First Allied Brand After BD Closure - Enclosure 

  • 12 Merry Retirement Statistics: 2022
    on December 6, 2022 at 8:48 pm

    While worrying stats on retirement preparedness make headlines, there's also plenty of good news to celebrate.      Related Stories4 Trends Shaping Up in 401(k)s - Enclosure401(k) Plans Are Coming for Your Rollovers - EnclosureThe 10 Most Regretted College Majors - Enclosure 

  • The 10 Most Regretted College Majors
    on December 6, 2022 at 8:13 pm

    Overall, 44% of job seekers wish they'd chosen a different major, a recruiting site found.      Related StoriesThe World's 17 Youngest Billionaires - EnclosureGoldman CEO Sounds Warning on Job Cuts, Pay - Enclosure10 Great Life and Annuity Ads From 100 Years Ago - Enclosure 

  • Stephan Leimberg, Estate Planning Expert, Dies at 79
    on December 6, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    Leimberg was a longtime fixture in the financial planning and estate planning communities and shaped their evolution.      Related StoriesAdvisor Group BDs Hit With $1.3M FINRA Penalty - EnclosureRobinhood Unveils IRAs With 1% Match, Opens Waitlist - EnclosureCetera Keeps First Allied Brand After BD Closure - Enclosure 

  • Morgan Stanley to Cut About 2,000 Jobs
    on December 6, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    Goldman Sachs and Bank of America executives warned of hiring slowdowns on Tuesday, citing the uncertain economic outlook.      Related StoriesAdvisor Group BDs Hit With $1.3M FINRA Penalty - EnclosureRobinhood Unveils IRAs With 1% Match, Opens Waitlist - EnclosureCetera Keeps First Allied Brand After BD Closure - Enclosure 

  • Advisor Group BDs Hit With $1.3M FINRA Penalty
    on December 6, 2022 at 6:22 pm

    The firm's BDs "negligently failed" to tell investors that GPB Capital didn't "timely make" required SEC filings tied to private placements.      Related StoriesRobinhood Unveils IRAs With 1% Match, Opens Waitlist - EnclosureCetera Keeps First Allied Brand After BD Closure - EnclosureSEC Hits Firm, CEO for Failure to File Form CRS, No Compliance Policies - Enclosure 

  • Cetera Keeps First Allied Brand After BD Closure
    on December 6, 2022 at 4:55 pm

    "First Allied remains a community" within Cetera Advisors but is "no longer a separate legal entity," said CEO Adam Antoniades.      Related StoriesSEC Hits Firm, CEO for Failure to File Form CRS, No Compliance Policies - EnclosureNext Pretrial Hearing Set for LPL Network Firm Employee Charged in Double Murder - EnclosureSocial Security Administration Unveils New SSA.gov Website - Enclosure 

  • SEC Hits Firm, CEO for Failure to File Form CRS, No Compliance Policies
    on December 6, 2022 at 4:54 pm

    Two Point Capital Management adopted as its written compliance policies, without any modification, a handbook published by a professional trade group.      Related StoriesNext Pretrial Hearing Set for LPL Network Firm Employee Charged in Double Murder - EnclosureSocial Security Administration Unveils New SSA.gov Website - EnclosureGoldman CEO Sounds Warning on Job Cuts, Pay - Enclosure