The 2018 Regulatory Texas Two-Step
Firms must keep up with changes to Form ADV and Form N-PORT for mutual funds, legal and compliance specialists say.
The Ever-Evolving Financial Advisor
Advisors are a nimble bunch, which means they can keep offering clients more broad-based services that meet their particular needs.
Adapting to the Millennial Disruption
While it's true that the independent advisory business is changing, there's nothing “new” about dramatic changes in our industry.
How Big Advisory Firms Are Adding More Women
With women representing less than 20% of advisors and minorities just 10%, the industry has much room for improvement — which some firms readily acknowledge and are working hard to address.
Being a Financial Advisor: It's Your Choice
Working in the investment-advice field is an exciting and potentially lucrative career; but do we really understand what the word 'professional' fully means?
How Advisors Are Wasting Money, and How to Stop It
Too many advisory firms waste money. Here’s how to get fintech and other operational changes done right (the first time).
What's Next for ETFs
Financial advisors debate where the product is headed and what investors should keep in mind.
Overcoming Challenges Tied to ETFs
Advisors explain the concerns they have with the product and how they tackle them with clients.
Advisors & ETF Brands: Loyal or Agnostic?
It's important for investor clients to have low costs associated with exchange-traded funds — and quality, they say.
Tactics for Being Tax Savvy With ETFs
Advisors share portfolio-construction strategies that boost diversification and tax efficiency for investors.