The SEC and FINRA Proclaim: Trust No One!
Our industry doesn't deserve to be painted by regulators with the lowest common denominator. Case in point: the SEC actions against CCOs
Are Flat Fees Really Better for Clients—or for Advisors?
When someone explains something to me starting with statements that strike me as patently ridiculous, I tend to discount the rest of their thinking.
Post-Merger Tech Integration Doesn’t Have to Be Painful
Technology should not make or break a potential merger, but integration, compliance and liability issues should certainly be part of the discussions.
Generating Returns While Protecting Portfolios From a Crash
Because stocks have continued to trend higher for so long, there is a growing sentiment that the other shoe may be about to drop.
10 Consequences of Greece’s ‘No’ Vote
The implications will be felt primarily in Greece, but also in Europe and beyond.
5 Ways Social Media Can Keep You in Front of Prospects, Clients
Social media can help your firm attract and retain customers as well as create a buzz about your products and services.
The Case for Skipping the 401(k)-to-IRA Rollover
There are important scenarios in which an IRA rollover is not the best move when changing employers.
Why Bob Veres Is Wrong on Flat Fees
Sorry, Bob, but from a client's perspective, flat fees fall flat.
Untangling the FATCA Web for Hedge Funds (Next Up: GATCA)
Think that since there is no IRS registration requirement, U.S.-domiciled funds aren’t subject to FATCA? Think again.
A Rational Wager on Greece: Searching for Alpha for July 2015
What’s left to move stocks if the Greek drama ends? All signs indicate a strong Q2, with impressive wage growth and an improving housing market.