Muncie-based First Merchants plans to acquire Hoosier Trust for $3.2 million in a deal that is expected to close early next year.
Pete the Planner launches ‘affordable’ financial advice service
Peter Dunn has launched Hey Money, a financial help subscription service that targets “consumers who don’t yet have the wherewithal to hire a fee-based money adviser.”Read More
IBJ Podcast: Pete The Planner on how to prepare for the next recession
Pete the Planner talks to host Mason King about how to look at your budget and evaluate your readiness for a recession, and he offers advice about the kinds of changes that can help. Plus, he explains why you’re making a mistake if you try to time the market’s ups and downs.Read More
J.P. Morgan had claimed that the three former employees improperly solicited clients to follow them to their new firm.
Mark Damer of Carmel, 62, filed suit against Noyes last month in Hamilton Superior Court. Damer’s complaint says his termination was in violation of the employment agreement he had signed months earlier, and that, after his termination, Noyes denied him access to records related to the Bayley Investment Group.
Analysts from the personal finance web site WalletHub used data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Federal Reserve and TransUnion to see how each state is faring when it comes to credit card debt.
In an era that has witnessed a steady loss of manufacturing jobs, wealth positions hold one major distinct advantage: Because these jobs require personal interaction, they are immune to the threat of automation and outsourcing.
Peter Dunn—who is bringing his Pete the Planner column to IBJ, starting March 15—talks with podcast host Mason King about his own business and brand, the cost of travel sports and how not to pay for college.
The case against the former star Merrill Lynch broker centered on his practice of keeping clients in commission-based accounts even as the securities industry moved toward fee-based accounts, which in many cases were cheaper for clients.
It’s not clear whether the bull or the bear will prevail in 2019, so financial planners are counseling clients to expect volatility and take advantage of it, if that meets their long-term strategies.
J.P. Morgan has won a preliminary injunction against three former employees in its Carmel office, who are accused of taking at least 20 clients with millions of dollars in assets to a competing firm.
The new record comes on the heels of other signs that consumers are finally shrugging off a recession hangover, despite stubbornly stagnant wages that haven’t matched mushrooming corporate revenue.
Just more than half of married women leave long-term financial decisions, including those about investing, to their spouses, even though the wives often are handling the daily household budget.
The surging stock market, which has more than quadrupled since early 2009, has helped increase the value of 401(k) and Individual Retirement Accounts.
Thousands of residents in central Indiana pre-paid their property tax bills before Jan. 1, resulting in more than $31 million in early payments, according to research by IBJ. The early payments marked a significant increase for most areas.
The richest people on earth became $1 trillion richer in 2017, more than four times last year’s gain, as stock markets shrugged off economic, social and political divisions to reach record highs.
The new tax law will be anything but simple for many affluent Americans, who are now inundating their accountants for advice.
Thomas. J. Buck, a former top investment broker who was fired by the local office of Merrill Lynch in 2015 after nearly 34 years with the firm, is now facing serious prison time, according to federal officials.
Authorities say the man defrauded a longtime client out of nearly $1.2 million and spent that money on vacations, golf club memberships, meals and retail purchases.
Indianapolis-based Archway Technology Partners, which specializes in wealth management, reported revenue growth of 104 percent from 2013 to 2015.
A prominent Indianapolis family that filed a complaint against an RBC Wealth Management broker seeking nearly $20 million in damages recently accepted $3.5 million to resolve the dispute.