Forging My Way Toward True Technology Integration
Here's how I'm getting the disparate parts of the technology I use in my practice to work and play well together.
Should Mutual Funds Be Illegal?
There's a congealing regulatory view that index funds are Good and active management is Bad, Matt Levine writes.
Dear Dr. Bernanke: Pace Yourself!
Barry Ritholtz writes an open letter to the former Fed chairman, who has a new consulting deal with the hedge fund Citadel.
Efficient Technologies Inc. Takes Advisors to the Next Level
Richard Walker successfully solved a mundane yet major problem for advisors like himself: forms, forms and more forms.
Get a Bigger Assist From Your Sales Associates
In-depth knowledge of available sales support tools not only helps address investor needs but can create a more valuable and efficient business.
This Is What the Fiduciary Debate Is Really About
Financial advisors are taking the lives of their clients in their hands. If advisors don’t understand this, they can do a lot of damage.
Why You Must Invest in Good Technology
Going independent was my first step to success, but without integrated technology, I wouldn't be able to grow.
Algorithms Will Make JPMorgan Less Bad
JPMorgan is using algorithms "to identify rogue employees" to minimize costs and maximize ROE (and bonuses). That happens to coincide with regulatory goals.
SEC to RIAs: Beware the Ides of ‘May’
Recent SEC enforcement actions should prompt advisors to review their Form ADV for a potentially dangerous word—“may”—relating to compensation and conflicts of interest.
What Facebook’s Future Holds for Advisors
Facebook’s plans may directly affect advisors’ business and will surely shape their social media strategies. Then there are the compliance and robo-advisor implications.