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By NAPA Net Staff12/19/2014 • 0 Comments

Retirement plan participants consider a number of factors important in choosing an advisor — but there are notable demographic differences in their priorities.


By NAPA Net Staff12/19/2014 • 0 Comments

A new survey claims that only 5% of RIA firms feel “advanced” at marketing and business development — and most don’t have a plan in place to improve on that situation. READ MORE

By Andrew Remo12/19/2014 • 0 Comments

Just days before the end of the 113th Congress, two senior members of the House Ways & Means Committee introduced a bipartisan, comprehensive retirement bill. READ MORE

By NAPA Net Staff12/19/2014 • 0 Comments

Festivus — the holiday “for the rest of us” — may have been popularized by Seinfeld, but it didn’t start there. READ MORE

By Fred Barstein12/18/2014 • 0 Comments

Hoping to replicate the start-up environment that launched what has become a $1.7 billion market cap company, Envestnet has funded and launched Envestnet Retirement Services (ERS) to take on the retirement market. Envestnet has a 57% share in the new venture. READ MORE

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