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ING becomes Voya Financial
Well, it's official: ING U.S. Inc., an insurance, investment and retirement services provider, is now Voya Financial Inc. The financial services giant's name change is only the latest step in a large scale re-branding effort that's been going on since November 2012, when its Dutch parent ING Groep
Bank of America Merrill Lynch exec named to lead ING broker-dealer
Thomas Halloran, who was the managing director overseeing product strategy and acquisition for Merrill Edge, named to lead B-D ING Financial Partners.
ING U.S. sets stock offering price at $21-$24 a share
ING U.S., soon to be known as Voya Financial, has named a price for its upcoming initial public offering: $21 to $24 a share.
Take Five: ING's Doug Cote
Doug Cote, chief investment strategist at ING U.S. Investment Management and a long-term market bull, is feeling uncharacteristically defensive this year.Despite the powerful recent rally in domestic equities, he favors obscure frontier markets and offers some snappy views on government
Retention headache: ING settles charges it failed to archive email
Agrees to pay $1.2M to close Finra enforcement action; five affiliates allegedly failed to retain millions of messages
WinnING team: NYC girls
When underprivileged girls are introduced to financial literacy and basic investing principles, the outcome includes some respectable investment returns, but the real value is found in the foundation of a savvier saver, spender and investor.
Growth-happy plans eye emerging-markets P-E
More private-equity investors are delving into emerging markets, but significant hurdles remain in the effort to find sustained outperformance, according to consultants and pension fund executives.
Introducing yourself to young clients
Recently, I met with the partners and associates of Aull & Monroe Investment Management Corp., a boutique advisory firm in Mobile, Ala., about marketing to their next generation of clients. Baby boomers Jim Aull and Earl Monroe founded the firm in 1990 with six clients and about $5 million in ...
Women and investing: How to attract a key demographic
The following is an edited transcript of an April 17 webcast, “Attracting Women Clients: Adviser Success Stories.” InvestmentNews deputy editor Evan Cooper and contributing editor Mary Beth Franklin moderated. The accompanying poll questions are from the results of InvestmentNews' Women and ...
Americans financially unprepared for old age: Poll
While most people want to live to a ripe old age, many are unsure about the financial demands of living to too ripe an age.
LPL on a recruiting roll - but the price is rising
LPL Financial LLC continues to be the behemoth of recruiting in the independent broker-dealer industry.
Seven retirement questions to ask
Retirement planning can be boiled down to seven key questions advisers should ask their clients.
Retail money fund deposits fall as investors go to online banks, insurers
Many financial advisers aren't surprised that investors pulled $10 billion from money market funds in a recent week as they sought out higher-yielding options to park cash. “More people today are looking at many other options than money markets, compared to even a few years ago,” said Tom Hoffman,
Making the most of benefits for your clients
Let the annual hand-wringing over the future of Social Security benefits begin. Like other rites of the season — the first mowing of the lawn and college beach breaks in Mexico — for a few days each spring, headlines are dominated by pronouncements that the nation's retirement system is creeping ...
A talent shortage looms as the industry booms
The profound demographic trend that is boosting demand for investment advice — the millions of baby boomers retiring or planning their retirement — also is threatening the financial advisory sector with a talent shortage.