From Paper to Pixels: Three Steps to Digitize Your Practice
Just as we as a society have come to rely on certain technologies, I, too, as an experienced financial advisor, have come to rely on them for my practice as well.
Everyone Knew Trump Would Win All Along
As an example of hindsight bias and how outcomes affect narratives, consider the presidential election.
Deciphering ‘BICE-Lite’ in the DOL Fiduciary FAQs
DOL’s streamlined provision for recommendations of distributions and rollovers by “Level Fee Fiduciaries” is useful, but strings are attached.
The Chilling Effect of an Over-Zealous FINRA's Gibbeting
As FINRA puts the regulatory thumbscrews on broker-dealers, stepped-up policing trickles down to the advisor level. It's not a good development.
Forget the Elevator Speech: 5 Steps to Telling Your Story
The key to your marketing story, says Megan Carpenter of FiComm, is what happens after you tell it to prospects.
Financial Services Explained, Pt. 2: Conflicts of Interest
Continuing our series, we explore the issue of conflicts of interest among advisors, and how to eliminate or mitigate them.
Trump’s Victory Proves the U.S. Is Unexceptional
Many will say Trump’s victory was fueled by racism and xenophobia. It’s more complicated than that.
Forget Robos; Regulations Now Top Driver of Advisor Tech
Unlike previous years, trending topics this year at T3 Enterprise were focused on how to comply with growing regulatory and cybersecurity requirements.
Small Business Self-Funded Health Insurance Surges
For the right firm, the self-funding healthcare option can help employers mitigate the risk of rising premiums while continuing to assist employees with health coverage.
The October Surprise and the Campaign for BICE
Let’s hope the “BICE or not to BICE” campaign is more edifying than the other campaign that is, thankfully, finally ending.