MSCI Change Will Boost REITs’ Visibility
The long-awaited reclassification of real estate as a separate investment sector from finance occurs at an especially fortuitous time for REITs.
Are Index Funds Communist?
Indexing is cheaper, yes, but that's because active management has positive externalities, and if no one will pay for it, those benefits will disappear.
How to Build Tax-Efficient Withdrawal Strategies for Retirement
Tax advisor Robert Keebler lays out a timeline for creating "tax alpha" for clients.
Can Markets Predict Presidential Elections?
Low volatility this summer may be an indication the stock markets are beginning to price in a Clinton win, according to LPL CIO Burt White.
Saving for College at an All-Time High: Fidelity
The number of American families saving for their children’s higher education has increased 24% in the last 10 years, Fidelity found.
Time for Fed to Normalize Rates: LPL's White
The chief investment officer of the IBD says that low interest rates are doing more economic harm than good.
After Olympics, Advisors Help Athletes Build Their Second Acts
ThinkAdvisor talked to two ex-Olympic athletes, including women's basketball coach Dawn Staley, and their advisors about how they built lasting financial success.
A Compelling Combination: Why Advisors Are Pairing Value and Low-Vol Factors
These two factors may be significant over the next six to 12 months. Here are some of their investment applications for advisors and investors.
6 Ways Advisors Can Protect Against 401(k) Lawsuits
MarketCounsel CEO Brian Hamburger talks about how advisors can limit liability as the lawsuits against 401(k) and 403(b) plans proliferate.
How Advisors Can Earn Next-Gen Investors’ Trust
A Jefferson National study found that the highest-earning advisors bridge the trust gap with rising-income younger investors.