Finra is probing how brokerages use TikTok, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and other social media platforms to land new customers. In an examination sweep launched this month, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. will assess how firms utilize online “influencers” to ...

In some respects, Jared Reynolds is going against the grain of popular thinking by developing a niche advisory practice in reverse. Reynold, 42, the co-founder and senior wealth adviser at WR Wealth Planners in Columbia, Missouri, first discovered his niche ...

Chris Chen says the idea of focusing his financial planning business on women going through a divorce came down to recognizing a need and looking for solutions to problems commonly facing this particular niche. “You want a population that has ...