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DOL - Effective June 7, 2016, A Strategic Plan

Posted by Steve Distante on 5/6/16 1:26 PM
June 7, 2016 is the "official" effective date of the revised definition of "Fiduciary Investment Advice" and the date the exemptions are considered "issued", 60 days after the Federal Register publication date of April 8, 2016, a date I have dubbed, DOL D Day!   
 

I am on a flight on my way back from the 2016 WinOPS User Groups Conference in Denver for a group of BD Operations and Compliance professionals where I was invited to speak on a panel with Industry Titans, John Simmers (former CEO of the ING Advisor Network with more than 8,500 registered representatives) and Jane Reilly (President of NSCP) about the current state of DOL and what we should be doing.

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Topics: Financial Advising, Department of Labor, Retirement Planning

Impactful Insights with SmartTrust: Part 2

Posted by Vanderbilt Financial Group on 3/16/16 11:48 AM

Vanderbilt Financial Group CEO and Impact Enthusiast, Steve Distantehad the pleasure of sitting down for a chat with Kevin Mahn on February 19th, 2016. This is part two of our two part interview series; if you missed part one, you can check it out here! 

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Topics: Impact Investing, Financial Advising

Impactful Insights with SmartTrust: Part 1 [Interview]

Posted by Vanderbilt Financial Group on 3/9/16 10:16 AM

Vanderbilt Financial Group CEO and Impact Enthusiast, Steve Distante, had the pleasure of sitting down for a chat with Kevin Mahn on February 19th, 2016.

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Topics: Impact Investing, Financial Advising

Impactful Insights with The Impact Attorney: Part 2 [Interview]

Posted by Vanderbilt Financial Group on 3/2/16 12:32 PM

On February 10th Vanderbilt Financial Group CEO, Steve Distante, had the opportunity to speak with Chintan Panchal, the founder of the New York office for law firm, RPCK. We like to call Chintan the "Impact Attorney" as his practice specializes on advising clients on impact investments.

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Topics: Generation X, Impact Investing, Millennials

Impactful Insights with The Impact Attorney: Part 1 [Interview]

Posted by Vanderbilt Financial Group on 2/24/16 12:55 PM

On February 10th 2016 Vanderbilt Financial Group CEO, Steve Distante, had the opportunity to speak with Chintan Panchal, the founder of the New York office for law firm, RPCK. We like to call Chintan the "Impact Attorney" as his practice specializes on advising clients on impact investments.

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Topics: Impact Investing