A DOL Fiduciary Rule Compliance Checklist
Here’s a pithy, practical six-point checklist to help advisors of all stripes comply with the DOL rule.
The Me Generation Becomes the Investing Generation
Boomers get no respect but should get renewed attention from advisors, since even in retirement their assets are growing.
3 IRA Transactions Exempt From DOL Fiduciary Level Fee Rule
There are three recommendations that are fiduciary in nature and automatically result in prohibited transactions under DOL's fiduciary rule, and they all involve IRAs.
Helping Clients Understand Why They Shouldn’t Fly, or Jump
There are cogent reasons why investors, like airline passengers, shouldn’t go it alone, our data shows.
Finding the Best Options for Lump Sum Pension Buyouts
How to help clients presented with lump sum windows from pensions decide whether to take the lump sum and how to invest it.
What Advisors Need to Know About Factor-Based ETFs
In order to explain the potential advantages and risks to clients, advisors need to understand how factor-based models differ from typical buy-and-hold approaches.
How to Invest Like a Billionaire (if You Are One)
Remember, billionaires make specific investments for reasons that have nothing to do with saving for a house or college or a secure retirement.
Does Banking Deserve Its Bronze Medal From the WSJ?
The Wall Street Journal’s take on the public’s feelings about Wall Street squanders a huge opportunity to address consumers' continuing distrust of the industry.
Robo Technology's Promise Redux: It’s About the Clients, Stupid
Comments on a prior blog lead me to refine my point about who will be the bigger beneficiary of digital advice platforms.
Educating Clients: How Advisors Can Go From Good to Outstanding
The advisor as teacher: why educating your clients is the missing piece of the advisor success puzzle.