FELA Combines Financial Literacy, Behavioral Finance for Better Outcomes
Most financial advisors seeking to cultivate long-lasting relationships with their clients are incorporating the principles of behavioral finance into their practices.
2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year—Scenario 2: Keeping Your Top Producers
How do broker-dealer leaders respond when a top producer asks for a product that the compliance deparment doesn’t like?
TD Ameritrade Fee Rebates: A Win or a Loss for Investors, Advisors?
Industry experts Lou Harvey and Michael Kitces weigh in on TD and Schwab's moves to support model portfolios.
Napa Earthquake Could Cost $4 Billion as Wineries Close
Insurers will probably cover about $2.1 billion of the damage from the quake, the strongest Northern California has seen in 25 years.
Andy Friedman: 4 Reasons to Use a Trust to Preserve Assets
Families far below the estate tax threshold are catching on to the benefits of trusts, political analyst and tax expert Andy Friedman says.
Institutional Investors Beef Up In-House Alternatives Teams
Institutions are buying more alternative assets and hiring bigger teams to manage them, a Preqin survey found.
Announcing the 2014 Investment Advisor Broker-Dealers of the Year
In 24th annual voting by their own independent BD reps, Prospera Financial, Questar Capital, The Investment Center and Cambridge Investment Research lead the pack.
Self-Reporting Tool for Nonprofits Draws Howls From Watchdogs
Who’s better at telling donors about a nonprofit’s fundraising performance, the charity itself or a “watchdog” group?
The 2014 BDOTY; Collaborative Divorce; A Solution for the Human Capital Crisis: IA September Features—Slideshow
In the September issue of Investment Advisor, we present the 24th annual Broker-Dealers of the Year.
Despite Saving More, Workers Still Face Retirement Shortfalls
Although participation and contribution rates are fairly high in 401(k) plans, Natixis finds many participants, especially baby boomers, are on track to fall short.