Retire Abroad? Not So Fast
Clients interested in overseas retirement need education and advice about the possible pitfalls.
Retiring? Then It’s Time to Move
Surprising insights emerge about when, where and why retirees relocate, Michael Finke writes.
Beating Buy and Hold: A Thinking Man’s Guide to Market Timing
Investors have heard for ages that tactical strategies are a fool's errand. But the results of these high-caliber market timers speak for themselves.
8 Ways to Build Extreme Client Loyalty
These steps, large and small, will sustain long-lasting client relationships.
Will Low Investment Returns Wreck Retirement?
A challenging environment for asset returns demands new thinking, Michael Finke writes.
How Clearing Firms Embraced Innovation
A tougher, revamped clearing industry pursues its high-tech future.
Just How Hot Are Liquid Alts?
Experimenting with alternative mutual funds is a complex and risky business, Michael Finke writes.
Come April, if not earlier, taxes occupy a huge space in your clients’ brains. If you’re providing tax advice, taxes are taking up valuable real estate in your brain, too, if they haven't taken over entirely.
Dishonest Services: SEC’s Fight Against Public Corruption
We often think of laws to combat corruption as anti-bribery and anti-kickback laws. But the SEC is increasingly using securities fraud laws as a tool.
Aiding and Abetting: How Client Wrongdoing Can Hurt You
Most financial advisors would refuse to aid and abet a client in breaking the law. But sometimes the situation isn't so clear-cut.