Financial Services Explained, Pt. 3: The Levels of Independent Advice
In this post in our series, an explanation of the different affiliation models of professional advice-givers, aka advisors.
In DOL/Post-DOL Fiduciary World, RIAs Need to Re-Differentiate
How RIAs should respond to what's likely to be a new wave of deregulation.
Financial Advisors Voted Overwhelmingly for Trump: FSI Poll
Financial advisors favored Trump over Clinton by a ratio of more than 3 to 1, according to a post-elction poll from FSI.
Meir Statman: What ‘Normal People’ Really Want From Advisors
Professor Statman talks about next-gen behavioral finance, how to manage clients’ well-being and why annuities can “emit the smell of death.”
Top 10 Firms Fee-Based Advisors Are Most Loyal To: Cogent Reports
Mutual fund firms with strongest advisor loyalty are “much less likely to be dropped.”
The Fundamental Things Apply
Presidential contenders often temper their policies once in the Oval Office, a trend we’re already seeing with Mr. Trump.
Fighting the Big Profit Squeeze
Advisors and their partners are facing an extraordinary margin compression; here's how to fight it.
Team Building in a Global Market
In today's world, where so many businesses operate globally and demographics are changing rapidly, human capital has become even more important for companies.
Performance Reviews Aren't Just for Employees
Are you meeting expectations — or exceeding them in a way that positions you for advancement?
Managing by the Numbers: Customizing Your Growth Strategy
When I introduced the first benchmarking study of financial advisory firms in 1991, I observed three things.