What Are the Odds? 6 Election Scenarios Affecting a ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal
In a weekly commentary, Jeff Kleintop, chief market strategist for LPL Financial, cobbled together an insightful selection of the odds of a “fiscal cliff” deal based on which party wins what after the election.
15 Best Small Cities for Successful Aging
The Milken Institute study looked at 259 small U.S. metropolitan regions and ranked each based on 78 variables.
20 Best Big Cities for Successful Aging
Far from a list of Florida cities with cheap eats, the Milken Institute rankings tally 78 variables on metropolitan regions, with surprising results.
12 Worst Financial Advisors in America: 2012
AdvisorOne found BrokerCop.com’s list and ranked each “Advisor Horribilis” from the past year in reverse order of horribleness, balancing amount of money stolen with amount of “ick” factor involved.
Honoring Advisors Who Serve(d): July 4, 2012, Slideshow
In our latest slideshow honoring advisors and their partners who served in the armed forces, we present 18 men and women deserving of praise.
Top 10 Countries for Economic Growth
AdvisorOne highlights the countries based on growth potential from 2010 to 2050, culled from the Knight Frank and Citi Private Bank Wealth Report for 2012.
Top 20 Companies for Annuity Sales
Although sales of annuities fell in the second half of 2011, first-half sales were so strong they propelled total sales up by 8% in 2010, to $240.3 billion, says a LIMRA report.
Top 7 Richest Stadium Naming Deals by Financial Services Firms
Stadiums and arenas used to be named to match the owners’ outsize egos or for some geographic locale or noble idea that resonated with fans—Comiskey Park, Candlestick Park, Boston Garden. Many are now named to match the owners’ growing thirst for cash.
Top 25 Fastest Growing Fund Managers
Quite a few of the top 25 fastest growing fund managers for last year came from boutique firms, according to Strategic Insight’s Simfund database.
Top 10 Dumbest States for Financial IQ
A study by the nonpartisan EBRI shows the difference in financial literacy and behavior for each state and Washington, D.C. To determine which states had the lowest financial IQ, AdvisorOne added each states’ ranking in the two categories and, like golf, the highest scores lost.