Wirehouses Gear Up on the Tech Frontier
The largest broker-dealers aim to become more technologically nimble — and the results are starting to show.
How DOL Fiduciary Will Change the Industry, and Careers
Whatever its final shape, the redefinition of fiduciary under ERISA will affect business models, compliance costs and possibly career choices.
The Growing Influence of Impact Investing
The industry is catching on to investors' interest in — and willingness to pay for — products that align their investment goals and personal values.
20 Things Bob Rodriguez Is Watching in 2016
The famed money manager anticipates a dramatic and pivotal year.
Why Income and Patience Matter to Advisors — and Clients
From the products sold to the technology used to the clients served, advisors today are working in a much different environment.
How Doing Good Can Help Advisors Do Better
Giving back can have a positive effect on personal satisfaction, resilience and productivity — yours and your team members’.
When Surrender Leads to Success
A recent court decision found the owner of a PPLI policy retained sufficient control over the assets in the account to be treated as the owner for federal income tax purposes.
Can You Plan for a Black Swan?
Extreme events can have a deep impact on investment portfolios, writes Michael Finke; assessing their risks poses a formidable challenge.
Advisors, Give Your Clients Permission to Spend
People with a healthy relationship with money view it as a tool. So why would a wealthy client hesitate to use it?
10 Things Everyone Should Know About Bond Investing
For long-term investors, when the Fed raises interest rates is irrelevant to the construction of a high-quality bond portfolio.