Keyword: Franklin Templeton

Guardian Adds Investment Options to Retirement Lineup

Guardian Insurance has added 21 new investment options to its Guardian Choice® and The Guardian Advantage® investment option lineups. The additions include offerings from new fund families such as American Funds, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Natixis Funds, OppenheimerFunds and Putnam Investments, as well as ones from existing fund families, including Vanguard, MFS, Franklin Templeton Investments and Invesco.     Read More

Cogent Names Top Wholesalers

Who are the favorite fund wholesalers of RIAs and advisors? A survey of 206 RIAs and 1,410 advisors conducted by Cogent found that Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA), PIMCO, BlackRock and Franklin Templeton topped the list, according to a report in RIABiz.   Read More

Why Being Different is Important

I speak with a lot of advisors, most of whom, I believe, are good at what they do. I look at their credentials and I am generally impressed. I look at their books of business and I assume that they are successful. Assuming all of this is true, how would I decide to hire one of them over another? What differentiates one advisor from another?   Read More