Archives February 2021

Weekend Reading for Financial Planners (Feb 27-28)

Enjoy the current installment of “Weekend Reading For Financial Planners” – this week’s edition kicks off with the big industry news that Apex Clearing is going public via a SPAC and in the process will raise a massive $850M of cash to reinvest into its custody and clearing services, with a particular eye on pivoting …

Media statement regarding Melissa Caddick

The FPA extends our sympathies to Melissa Caddick’s family.

We are also acutely aware of the pain and suffering experienced by the victims of Melissa’s alleged fraud.

I would like to call your attention to recent media reports referring to Melissa Caddick as a financial planner. This is factually incorrect – Melissa Caddick is not …

Kitces & Carl Ep 54: Showing Financial Planning Value On An Ongoing Basis After The First 6 Months

An often underappreciated aspect of the financial planning process (and the resulting Plan that financial planning software packages produce) is that it wasn’t originally developed as part of fostering an ongoing client/advisor relationship. Rather, it was a tool that advisors would use to identify “gaps” or “needs” in someone’s overall financial picture and then sell …