You have a client who participates in a defined benefit pension plan at work. She's near retirement, and needs to make a decision: take the money as a lump sum, or receive a monthly lifetime annuity-style payment? What advice should you give?
There’s always a bit of anxiety in the air when financial advisors study for the rigorous Certified Financial Planner exam, but the version of the test that’s coming next week may be accompanied by more than the usual share of worrying.
The two co-founders of Advanced Equities, a Chicago-based venture capital investment bank, have received Wells notices from the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to FINRA filings.