In Canada, financial planners are known by many different titles. While some may call themselves a “financial planner”, others may be a “financial advisor”, “financial consultant” or “investment advisor”, to name just a few. This is because financial planning is not regulated in most Canadian provinces and territories.
Headquartered in Kansas City, US, with a regional head office in London, UK, Lockton is the world’s largest privately owned insurance brokerage firm providing insurance, risk management and employee benefits solutions globally.
The world is becoming ever more interconnected and information is flowing at a rapid pace. “Fintech”, or financial technology, is taking the world by storm and old methods of doing business are disappearing. We now have access to amazing tools on the screens of our phones and computers. This article is about one such tool - your brokerage account. In particular, this article covers the best discount stock brokers in the US and Canada for 2017.
Our AdvisorDirect® referral program gets you an introduction to an independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA). If you decide to engage in their services, they will work with you to develop customized investment strategies around goals which may include portfolio management, retirement planning, and tax, trust, and estate planning.Call 800-454-9272 for more information or find a local TD Ameritrade branch.
As interest rates remain low, investors – especially retirees – struggle to find yield wherever they can. Unfortunately, though, the necessity of earning a required return to fund financial goals becomes the mother of invention for a wide range of investment strategies, both legitimate and fraudulent.
Janus Capital Funds plc - Janus High Yield Fund is an open ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Janus Capital International Limited. The fund is co-managed by Janus Capital Management LLC. It invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. The fund invests in debt securities rated below investment grade. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Barclays Capital High Yield Corporate Bond Index. The fund was formerly known as Janus Capital Funds Plc - Janus US High Yield Fund. Janus Capital Funds plc - Janus High Yield Fund was formed on December 24, 1998 and is domiciled in Ireland.
Develop a solid foundation in principles of finance, including capital management, investment and portfolio management, financial institutions, and personal finance, with the 120-credit Bachelor of Science in Finance from Penn State World Campus. In this program, students can learn the analytical and conceptual skills necessary to add value to a finance-based position. As a graduate of the AACSB-accredited bachelor's degree, you can be prepared to pursue or advance a career in banking, financial analysis, security analysis, corporate finance, or personal financial planning.
In the modern economy, financial services are considered to be of three types with Depository, Contractual and Investment functions. Financial companies serve their clients with various products and services that include loans, insurances, credit unions, pension funds, mortgage loans, investment assistances and many more. In most part of the world, these financial institutions operate in highly regulated environment.
You’ve probably never bought a car without taking it for a test drive. Before plunking down your money, you want to know how the vehicle takes corners and whether the A/C works. But a brief spin around the block won’t tell you how the car will behave in a skid on icy roads, or whether the interior will hold up to abuse by your kids and pets. Those important features will only become clear after you’ve driven the car for years.
American Securities LLC today announced the closing of its third distressed private equity investment partnership, American Securities Opportunities Fund III, L.P., with total capital commitments from external investors of $1 billion. The partnership was oversubscribed and hit its hard capitalization, ending with nearly 40 percent more capital than its $753.4 million predecessor, American Securities Opportunities Fund II L.P. Institutional investors included leading asset managers, insurance companies, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds.
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