Buying High, Selling Low: Are You Ready for the Next Downturn?
During market run-ups, many advisors tend to run their firms as if the market will rise forever. It doesn't have to be this way.
A Financial Planning Christmas Carol
A cautionary tale about the future of this profession. Beware, ghosts abound!
4 Tips for Earning Credibility as a Young Professional
My career in financial planning began almost a decade ago.
The SEC Is Broken
A decades-old law and the origin of new commissioners stymies consensus building and rulemaking at the Securities and Exchange Commission.
What Stresses Out Advisors Most?
While stress runs high, advisors report high levels of joy in their work, according to a survey by Adhesion Wealth Advisor Solutions.
RIA Beacon Pointe Is 65% Female, by Accident
Diversity was “happenstance,” says founder and partner Shannon Eusey, but more women led to more female clients.
Advisor on Mission to Make Clients—Yours and Hers—Happier
Donna Skeels Cygan teaches clients to invest in joy, not just stocks; gives away her referrals; and wants advisors to spread happiness to their clients.
New Hire Roundup: SIFMA Elects New Board Officers
Meanwhile, global law firm Ropes & Gray announced that Debra Lussier has been promoted to a partner in the firm’s private investment funds practice
Schwab Impact 2014 in Pictures: Bettinger, Bernanke and (Not) Bush
With record attendance and high-profile speakers, Schwab’s annual shindig for its RIAs delivered.
Focus Adds $1.4B RIA in Chicago Area
Meanwhile, Securities America recruits three FAs, one from Wells Fargo and another from LPL Financial.