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- Conducting Due Diligence of Sub-Advisors and Third-Party Advisors Engaging in due-diligence of sub-advisors isnt just a recommended best practice it is part of the fiduciary obligation to a client. An RIA should be extremely reluctant to enter a relationship with a sub-advisor who claims the firms strategy is proprietary.
- Best Practices for Working with Senior Investors Securities examiners deal harshly with RIAs that do not fulfill their fiduciary obligations toward senior investors, as the SEC and state securities regulators view older investors as particularly vulnerable and in need of protection.
Forbes.com writer Ahmed Taha analyzes the SEC's warnings to investors about not using a fund's past performance to predict future performance.
WealthManagerWeb.com writer J. Gibson Watson III shares points in favor of active portfolio management.
Marc L. Ross, CFA, CFP, shares an introduction to hedged mutual funds at Investorpedia.com.
James E. McWhinney offers an excellent summary of mutual funds' emergence and development.
Forbes.com gives a great overview of this new development in an unusual format.