Dr. Michael Finke and Thomas Langdon have been awarded the 2013 Montgomery-Warschauer Award by the Financial Planning Association for their article, “The Impact of the Broker-Dealer Fiduciary Standard on Financial Advice,” that appeared in the Journal of Financial Planning, the FPA announced Wednesday.
Finke is professor and director of retirement planning and living in the Department of Personal Financial Planning at Texas Tech University. Langdon is professor of business law and director of the Sovereign Bank Center for Business Support at the Gabelli School of Business at Roger Williams University.
The Montgomery-Warschauer Award honors the paper published in the Journal of Financial Planning that provides the most outstanding contribution to the betterment of the profession in the preceding year. The award is named for the late Henry Montgomery, who helped create the Journal, and Tom Warschauer, the Journal’s first academic editor.
Winners are selected based on nominations by the FPA editorial staff, along with the votes of the editorial advisory board, practitioner editor and academic editor. The award will be presented at the annual FPA conference, FPA Experience 2013, in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 19 to Oct. 21.