Communicating (or Not) During Tough Transitions
“One of the things that Sudden Money techniques help us do is structure meaningful conversations,” said Peggy Frye, who completed Certified Financial Transitionist training in 2013.
Robo-Cars for Retirees?
The United States changed socially, economically and even racially after World War II.
5 Disruptors That Will Change Advisors' Businesses
Independent financial advisors constitute a young profession, but they and their partners over the past 35 years—the years that this magazine has been published—have always helped shape societal trends, technology and regulation.
Navigators: How to Guide Clients Through Big Life Changes
Six years out from retirement, the executive had all his assets invested in the Fortune 500 company where he worked. He fully expected the stock to double in the next few years.
Enforcement: Nationwide to Pay $140M in 13-Year ERISA Settlement
In another action, the SEC charged the owner of a home restoration business with securities fraud for selling unsecured notes to investors.
How to Differentiate Services Across Segmented Client Tiers
You know you should segment your client base into tiers, how exactly do you do so the right way?
Vanguard’s Robo-Offering: Good for Advice, Bad for Advisors
Expert Michael Kitces weighs in on the pros and cons of the industry giant's latest plans.
5 Steps to Replicate Your Best Clients
Is there a way to find new clients that are similar to, if not exactly like, your best clients?
Investors Say No to FINRA’s CARDS Plan
"Data from this survey reveals that investors have serious concerns about the CARDS proposal and the risks such a system could pose to their privacy," says SIFMA CEO Bentsen.
How Advisors Can Be the Next Disruptors
Financial advisors needn’t fear the ravages of disruptive technology, Jud Bergman, Spenser Segal and Eric Poirier say.