Blind Spot Alert: Fiduciary Duty of Care

We think few advisors will fund much success if they do not embrace fiduciary levels of service. However, we think few in the business are prepared to fulfill the Duty of Care.

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DOL Can’t Hold Back The Fiduciary Tide

After months of delay, the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule will finally go into effect on June 9. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta confirmed the rule’s implementation on Monday in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.

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Fiduciary Rule Delayed, But Its Impact Remains

Despite over 92% of the 193,000 comment letters opposing delay, the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule has been officially delayed until June 9. No matter the legalities, investor awareness is higher.

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How To Fulfill The Duty Of Care: Official Letter on DoL’s Website

New Constructs submits the following comments regarding the Department of Labor’s proposed rule entitled Definition of the Term “Fiduciary” – Delay of Applicability Date.

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Webinar: The Fiduciary Duty of Care: Turn Challenge Into Competitive Advantage

On Thursday, March 30, at 4:15pm EST, join David Trainer and WealthManagement.com’s editor-in-chief, David Armstrong, for a webinar on how to turn the new fiduciary rule to your competitive advantage.

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Efforts to Kill The Fiduciary Rule Have Only Strengthened It

Interest in “fiduciary” is at an all time high despite efforts to kill the rule. Is all the push back on the rule having a “Streisand Effect”?

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Fiduciary Duty Can’t Be Killed

Striking the fiduciary rule down could make it, in the words of Obi-Wan Kenobi, “more powerful than you can possibly imagine.”

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“Fiduciary Duty Can’t Be Killed” – WealthManagement Op/Ed

On Wednesday (2/22/17), WealthManagement.com featured our op/ed on why the fiduciary rule can’t be killed and how efforts to stop the rule may only make it stronger.

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Webinar: Solving The Biggest Problem w/ the DOL Fiduciary Rule

Get answers from CEO, David Trainer. He outlines New Constructs’ unique DOL Fiduciary Rule solutions, in our latest webinar.

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DOL Fiduciary Rule Webinar: The Biggest Solution as Featured by Michael Kitces

Join us for a live webinar with CEO David Trainer to learn more about our unique solution and our Open Letter to the DOL.

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Michael Kitces Features Our “Guidelines for Due Diligence”

Michael Kitces (@MichaelKitces), leading voice in the financial advisory industry, recently featured our MarketWatch op/ed in his recommended weekend reading and in a tweet.

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Open Letter To The Department of Labor: What Does “Diligence” Mean For Fiduciaries?

Many people throughout the industry are still unclear as to how the fiduciary rule should be implemented. This uncertainty, at least In part, is behind many industry groups working hard to delay—or even scrap entirely—its implementation.

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“The DOL still has to define the hardest part of the new fiduciary rule”

Our op/ed was published recently in MarketWatch. The article explained why the Labor Department still has to define the hardest part of the new fiduciary rule.

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The Truth Behind The Push To Delay The Fiduciary Rule

The Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule is under fire again. Essentially, those opposing the rule are saying that fulfilling a fiduciary standard—acting in the best interests of their clients—is too costly to work with their business model.

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Danger Zone: Advisers Who Don’t Fulfill Fiduciary Duties

Clients are more educated than ever. There is more transparency into advisory practices than ever. It’s going to be awfully hard for advisors to win new business if they cannot tell clients they will act in the clients’ best interests.

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There’s No Getting Out Of Fiduciary Duties

We think investors’ expectation for the fiduciary standard is here to stay no matter what the official rules say — and those investors will increasingly demand that their advisers apply to their non-retirement accounts too.

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There’s No Getting Out Of Fiduciary Duties

On 11/22/16 our op-ed article was published at WealthManagement. The op-ed explains what it means to be a fiduciary, the conflicts within sell-side research, and how advisors fulfill fiduciary responsibilities going forward.

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New Fiduciary Rule Exposes Failings of Research

Our op-ed article was published at Marketwatch recently. The article explains why the Labor Department’s fiduciary rule is here to stay and how advisors can fulfill fiduciary responsibilities going forward.

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SEC Plans for “Sweep” Focusing on Suitability of Advice

CEO David Trainer will explain how to be prepared for new regulations and avoid the ire of the SEC.

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How Obama’s Regulatory Pressure on Advisors Affects You

Obama's Regulatory Pressure on Advisors

In this podcast, I’ll explain how President Obama’s recent push for financial advisory regulation affects investors and advisors.

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