Venture Capital Deal Value Hit Record $136 Billion in 2015
The average deal size rose to $18 million in 2015 from $12 million in 2014, Preqin reported.
Americans’ Retirement Savings Improving but Still Not Great: Fidelity
While more Americans than two years ago are saving and allocating retirement assets appropriately, 55% are at risk of falling short in retirement, Fidelity found.
10 Hedge Fund Predictions for 2016
Agecroft Partners expects lower returns but a big marketing push to raise hedge fund assets to record highs.
Investor Sentiment Hit Two-Year Low in Q4: John Hancock
Middle East turmoil and health care costs worry investors most, and they're most bullish on blue-chip stocks.
Critics Blast IRS Plan to Collect Donors’ Personal Data
The proposal would help substantiate donations for tax purposes, but nonprofits worry it could deter donors and risk identity theft.
How Advisors Can Best Serve ‘Modern’ Families
As family structures in the U.S. have changed significantly, so have the financial concerns of new family configurations, Allianz reports.
20 Most & Least Charitable States
WalletHub analyzes volunteer rate, median contribution and other metrics to find which states are angels and which states Grinches.
Chan Zuckerberg Philanthropy Reboot Will Build on Lessons Learned
Lessons learned from Zuckerberg's “flubbed” Newark school reform effort will inform the couple’s new philanthropic venture, says Priscilla Chan.
Americans’ Economic Optimism Tapers Off
Fewer Americans see a better economy a year from now compared with when the question was asked a year ago, Pew found.
NPT’s Heisman: Why Donor-Advised Funds Are Surging
National Philanthropic Trust CEO and Wharton lecturer Eileen Heisman talks to ThinkAdvisor about DAFs' popularity and the Chan-Zuckerberg initiative.