Homepage Redesign and Financial Q&A Officially Launched!

We are very excited to officially announce the launch of our much anticipated Homepage Redesign and Financial Q&A Feature!  Read on to learn more about the new functionality and how you can get involved… Our new homepage design includes two search bars: one for financial advisor search and one for retirement plan search.  As mentioned in our previous Q&A blog …

Upcoming Q&A Launch, Homepage Redesign

We are very excited to announce some upcoming changes that will make BrightScope’s blog and website more useful for everyone.  Moving forward, our blog will take a slightly different direction.  Up until now, our postings have primarily targeted an audience comprised of financial advisors, retirement professionals, and other financial industry professionals.  We certainly plan to continue this dialogue.  There are …

Financial Advisor Conduct and Disclosures

Investor advocates agree that proper disclosures about financial advisors can help investors make better-educated decisions about which advisor to work with and protect themselves against fraud. However, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation recently sponsored a national study of American adults who used a financial services provider in the last 5 years, and found that only 15% did any due diligence …

BrightScope Advisor Pages Launch

Last Tuesday, we announced the launch of BrightScope Advisor PagesTM. With detailed data on over 430,000 advisors and 40,000 advisory firms, BrightScope Advisor PagesTM is the first comprehensive, free, easily searchable database of financial advisors. In the first week since launch journalists from USA Today, Dow Jones, Bloomberg, the Associated Press, the Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, Reuters, the Street.com, …