Small-Cap Woes: It’s All About Rates (Not the Death Cross)
But does the weakness in small-cap indexes present a short-term trading opportunity?
Top 10 Social Security Myths: Part 1
Don’t let your clients sacrifice their benefits on the altar of misinformation. In part one of a series, we debunk five big Social Security myths.
A Financial Plan’s Two Most Important Assumptions
Amid the myriad of inputs into a financial plan, there are two on which it’s important to run a Monte Carlo simulation.
How Liquid Are Liquid Alts?
A MarketWatch article claims that the term liquid alternatives typically means buying illiquid securities—like private credits and some derivative issues—is unfounded. Here's why.
What Do ETFs Really Cost?
There are significant misconceptions that exist about the total expense ratio of ETFs, including among some people considered ETF experts.
Insider Trader Mostly Unfazed by Co-Worker's Insider Trading Arrest
We present for your reading pleasure: the worst way to insider trade.
3 Easy Ways to Build a 401(k) Advice Niche
By following a few easy steps, you can develop a robust retirement plan business.
Liability Can Turn Off-Campus Living Into a High-Rent District
A four-year college degree is a costly investment, but the potential costs could grow exponentially once your child moves to off-campus housing.
Knut Calls Out the Brokerage Industry on Fiduciary Standard
Knut Rostad makes the case why a fiduciary standard for all financial advisors is more important than ever today.
Beware: ETN Pitfalls Abound
ETNs have a number of benefits, but also shortcomings, including credit risk and taxation. It's important that advisors weigh ETNs' pros and cons to make the right choice for clients.