Research Magazine August 2008

Features

News

Voices/Columnists

  • Hot Prospects

    Author's Note: August 12 is a big day for me. Scribner will publish my new book, Hot Prospects: The Proven Prospecting System to Ramp Up...

  • The Donut-Eaters

    Back in the early 1800s, when I started my financial career as an advisor, we prospected for clients the old-fashioned way -- by knocking on...

  • Free, But Not Cheap

    Why do so many people live beyond their means? Or why do people plan to diet and exercise, but fail to do so? Or why...

  • Passing the Baton

    Most small-business owners don't have an exit strategy -- and that's just as true for financial advisory firms as it is for their business-owner clients....

  • Wholesalers: The Whole Truth

    What do financial advisors really want? (Ask yourself what you really want.) And how can they get it? To help answer these questions, CEG Worldwide...

  • Oil's Not Well

    The residential area around Columbia University is very quiet on summer afternoons. Some local restaurants don't bother to serve lunch, and empty tables at Metisse,...

  • Japan: Closed for Remodeling

    Japan is amazing. Its economy stagnated for nearly two decades even as the rest of the world experienced dynamic economic growth, a technology revolution and...