How the First ‘Star Trek’ Got Off the Ground
As the 13th "Star Trek" film opens, Herbert Solow, producer of the original TV series, tells ThinkAdvisor how he overcame financial obstacles and execs' objections.
Sallie Krawcheck’s Robo for Women Goes Beyond ‘Pink It and Shrink It’
Longer lives, differing salary curves and a distaste for jargon are among the investing issues the Ellevest platform is designed to address, Krawcheck tells ThinkAdvisor.
Top Negotiator Offers Tips for Dealing With Clients
Success as an advisor is largely a matter of learning to negotiate, “Working with Difficult People” author Raphael Lapin tells ThinkAdvisor.
Marines, Lacking Financial Planning, Get Hand From Ex-Army Officer
Advisor David Block offers pro bono help in retirement planning, avoiding heavy debt and steering clear of scams that target service members.
John Buckingham’s Post-Brexit Vote Stock Picks
The astute stockpicker talks about where he sees opportunities after the Brexit vote, why he loves Apple and why ETFs are increasing market volatility.
Sheryl Garrett: How DOL Fiduciary Rule Will Rein In ‘Gunslingers’
The hourly fee-only advice pioneer talks to ThinkAdvisor about how the DOL fiduciary rule will reshape advisor channels and change how advisors spend their time.
5 ‘Sneaky’ Mutual Fund Behaviors That Erode Returns: Kenneth Kim
The prolific ex-professor takes relish in lifting the curtain on mutual funds' tactics that he says can cost investors big time.
What the Case of a Broker Who Had an Affair With a Billionaire Client Means for Advisors
A contentious debacle involving ex-Morgan Stanley advisor Ami Forte and her billionaire client, Roy Speer, evokes concerns about elder exploitation and gender discrimination.
Tony Robbins Defends Fiduciary Standard, Role as Financial Educator at Creative Planning
Robbins and Creative Planning’s CIO Peter Mallouk define Robbins’ role as Chief of Investor Psychology; what it means for clients and advisors.
Ric Edelman: DOL Rule Will Kill Off Half of All Advisors, Gouge Wirehouses
One of the scariest aspects for the financial services industry, Edelman says, is that the new fiduciary rule will allow lawsuits.