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June 18, 2018

Merrill Lynch Mulls Reversing Ban on Commission-Based Retirement Accounts
The wirehouse’s brokers welcome the review, although some say it could be embarrassing to explain to clients.
Here’s How Finra Judges Your Suitability Standard
Finra doesn’t have a prescriptive approach when it comes to determining investment strategy or product suitability.
Wells Fargo and BlackRock's Strategy to Win More Millennials with ESG Offerings
Assets in ESG funds rose close to 40% — but less than 10% of 401(k) plans offer them.
Trump’s Planned Consumer Protection Boss Signals Further Deregulation
To head the agency, White House plans to appoint a former Capitol Hill aide with no regulatory or financial services experience.
Janney Lures $400M FA Team from Stifel
The Gormley Furlong Wealth Advisory Group includes several industry veterans with more than 20 years of experience.
FAs May Need to Help Educate the Next Generation of Wealthy Clients
While the majority of HNW individuals believe in financial education, most aren’t providing it for their children.
Revealed: How Fee Levels Contribute to Client Loss
New report finds that very few clients even fully understand what they’re paying when deciding to go to another firm.