How Donald Trump Changed My Mind About Gold
I've said that love for gold is irrational. But I'm changing my mind thanks to Donald Trump.
How to Comply — and Why — With SEC Rules on Regulatory AUM
Whether you call yourself a financial planner or investment manager, pay close attention to the SEC’s instructions (and enforcement actions) on counting regulatory AUM.
How Advisors Can Turn Market Volatility Into a Positive
Some answers to this critical question—What does an advisor need to do during volatile times to keep clients invested?—while showing your superiority over robo-advisors.
Fiduciary Duty, Mutual Funds and 401(k)s: Will Asset Management Firms Kowtow on Fees?
The New York Life employees' lawsuit over the expenses of index funds in their 401(k) plan has broader implications for the asset management business.
4 Keys to Retaining Your Advisory Firm’s Best Young Talent
Focus group work with successful young advisors discovered their motivations for staying at their current advisory firms.
Pension Plan Annuity Elections: Another Retirement Planning Gamble
Following up on the Social Security claiming "gamble," here's another complicated retirement income issue: deciding on the best pension payout.
What Regulators Are Looking for in Your Firm’s Cybersecurity
One in five RIAs could face a security breach this year; no wonder regulators are watching. At its best, cybersecurity management is a three-legged stool.
Annuities as an RMD Answer: Navigating Potential Pitfalls
There are valid reasons for an annuity-within-an-IRA strategy, but a poorly executed annuity purchase strategy can cause unnecessary expenses.
How a Wealth Tax Could Reward Savvy Entrepreneurs and Wise Investors
Several economists argue that a wealth tax could redistribute wealth from the idle rich to the Musks and Buffetts who create wealth, Noah Smith writes.
CEOs Are Paid Fortunes Just to Be Average: Barry Ritholtz
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with more than $200 million when Verizon's purchase of Yahoo is complete.