Women: ‘The Largest Emerging Market in the World’
The conversation is shifting from "stark gender comparisons toward discussions that focus on how the investing world must adapt and embrace women," says Mellody Hobson.
Smaller Private Foundations Gave Out Much More Than Required in 2014
Foundations with less than $1 million in assets averaged distributions of 13.2%, Foundation Source reported.
Top 10 Colleges With Best Career Value: Brookings
The Brookings Institution's college rankings attempt to measure the impact each school has on grads' mid-career earnings while filtering out the impact of students' backgrounds.
Tiger 21’s Ultrawealthy Investors Expand Reach, Form Holding Company
Tiger 21, the peer-to-peer network for ultrawealthy investors, has experienced substantial growth in this decade and is looking to move to the next level.
New College Grads Finally Get Job Market on Upswing
Both underemployment and jobless rates for recent college graduates are now falling, according to the New York Fed.
83% of Americans Say They Can’t Afford College: Edward Jones Poll
Plus, 66% cannot identify what 529 plans are, the annual survey finds.
Bill Gross Lives ‘Quiet’ Life; Gives ‘Staggering’ Amount Away
Gross and his wife plan to donate nearly all their wealth. Meanwhile, they keep a low profile and go to bed early, he says.
Advisor Helps Divorcing Women, Extends Franchise Nationwide
Candace Bahr has helped more than 10,000 women over the years through divorce workshops, while building a female-oriented niche business with $114 million in AUM.
New DAF Enables Donors to Fund Individual Researchers
Benefunder has introduced a donor-advised fund to which, it says, advisors can direct clients who want to support research in areas of their interest.
Envestnet Offers Digital Tool to Battle Robo-Advisors
The Advisor Now portal is designed to help advisors deliver comprehensive “wealth management services where and when clients want them,” said Envestnet CEO Jud Bergman.