Coders: The Business Partners You Didn’t Know You Had
The developers working behind the scenes on advisor technology represent the bright, glorious underbelly of the financial advisory world you’ll likely never see, but depend on every day.
Your Biggest Cybersecurity Threat? Your Employees
Hackers routinely target workers who are dangerously oblivious to proper cybersecurity practices. Preventing staff-related data breaches demands firmwide education and vigilance.
Financial Services Explained, Pt. 1: The Cost of Everything
In the first of a series, we look at how advisors young and old can benefit from understanding how the industry works for your clients.
3 Powerful Benefits Financial Company CEOs Realize by Getting Social
Not long ago, CEOs — especially those at the helms of financial organizations — were perceived as inhabitants of lofty ivory towers.
Organized Crime Has Gone Online and Hackers Are Looking at You
Hackers use various attacks to infiltrate company systems and are soaking them for billions of dollars. Being pro-active is RIAs’ only option.
DOL Fiduciary: Outsourcing Offers Small Firms a Lifeboat
The primary focus for smaller plan sponsors looking to comply with the DOL fiduciary rule will likely be on mitigating risks through outsourcing.
Cybercrime 2016: The New Frontier
New technology and digital advances enable firms to grow their businesses faster than ever.
Why You ‘May’ Be Headed for SEC Enforcement
An SEC enforcement push involving a small word—may—has already snared a half-dozen RIAs. Here's how to avoid the same fate.
Misbehaving Consumer Agency Gets Sent to Time Out
In one of the first big tests of its power, CFPB didn’t fail but did get a big red “Needs Improvement” from a Federal court.
Why Advisor-Owners' Good Ideas Fail
To effectively communicate ideas to improve your firm, an owner-advisor needs a detailed (and flexible) strategy for changing that idea into reality.