Why Ken Fisher Hates Annuities
The Fisher Investments founder tells ThinkAdvisor about what he calls the “lies” annuity salespeople tell and how he buys clients out of their surrender fees.
‘Stan the Annuity Man’: Avenging Advocate for Annuity Truth
The straight-talking agent and consumer advocate tells ThinkAdvisor that advisors have “no clue” about annuities and says the products are victims of their own marketing.
Going Independent: Several Choices, Several Solutions
Here's how to navigate the numerous options available for a dramatic career shift.
Charlie Munger: Buffett’s ‘Abominable No-Man’
Author Tren Griffin tells ThinkAdvisor why Munger is the not-so-secret sauce in Berkshire Hathaway's extraordinary investing success.
Meet the Richest Man Who Ever Lived
Brilliant, egotistical, greedy, unyielding and powerful, the wealthiest man who ever lived isn’t who you think he is.
Bridging Advisor-Lawyer Gap to Boost Business
How to build advisor-attorney networks that will generate referrals and benefit clients.
Ex-Morgan Broker Loses Fight With FINRA Over ‘Forgivable’ Notes
Breakaway broker Nick Ragone, who claims “FINRA colludes with firms,” is livid over a ruling on $400,000 in bonus promissory notes.
Advising the Squeezed ‘Sandwich Generation’
Clients supporting both parents and kids pose unique challenges and opportunities.
Dr. Klontz’s Financial Therapy Aims to Cure Your Clients’ Fear of Change
Brad Klontz, a psychologist and CFP, talks about the four paradigms that drive investors’ money behavior (and conflicts).
Why Barry Ritholtz Went Robo
The CIO and blogger talks to ThinkAdvisor about his firm's robo-platform, Liftoff, and why he'd wish for a market crash if he were a millennial.