Mutual Funds, RIAs & Brokers: Act Now, or You’ll Lose the Robo Race
At Morningstar Conference, tech expert Joel Bruckenstein said brokerage firms are not taking full advantage of the technology.
Tony Robbins Defends Fiduciary Standard, Role as Financial Educator at Creative Planning
Robbins and Creative Planning’s CIO Peter Mallouk define Robbins’ role as Chief of Investor Psychology; what it means for clients and advisors.
Ric Edelman: DOL Rule Will Kill Off Half of All Advisors, Gouge Wirehouses
One of the scariest aspects for the financial services industry, Edelman says, is that the new fiduciary rule will allow lawsuits.
10 Sales Behaviors Prospects Hate
Here’s a list of things you might be doing that are repelling prospects.
Are Advisors Toast if Google, Apple or Amazon Join Robo-Advisor Race?
Steven Miyao, president of DST kasina, says he’d be surprised if they don’t create financial services products.
A CFP’s View of the CFP Board on Wall Street
A reader shares feelings about how the CFP mark is misused by unscrupulous financial professionals.
9 Ways to Create a Culture of Cybersecurity
The biggest stumbling block for RIAs when it comes to guarding against cybersecurity breaches is not technology-based, it's a people problem.
Top Portfolio Products: State Street and Elkhorn Add ETFs
This week's offerings also include a new asset allocation platform to help advisors comply with the DOL fiduciary rule.
5 Ways to Make the Most of Slow Growth: Kleintop
Despite sluggish productivity growth, advisors and investors still can find bright spots in different sectors and countries, the Schwab strategist says.
Fidelity Charitable’s Annual Giving Report Identifies Opportunities for Advisors
The growth of DAFs like Fidelity’s is sending a message to advisors who want to deepen their relationships with existing clients and attract new ones.