Does Client Philanthropy Pose a Conflict for AUM Advisors?
If your client reduces his assets under management through charitable giving or other means, does that make the flat-fee approach better for advisors?
Schwab DAF Clients Gave $1.2 Billion to 56,000 Charities in FY2016
For the second consecutive year, Schwab Charitable distributed over $1 billion in charitable grants on behalf of its DAF account holders.
Advisors, It Pays to Thank Clients—Consistently: Janus Labs
Those who express gratitude regularly and systematically have significantly higher AUM than those who do not, Janus finds.
SEC Advancing Third-Party Exam, Fiduciary Rule Plans
SEC chief White said agency is looking at staff recommendations on a rule to require “independent compliance reviews.”
Advisors Can Define the New Fiduciary Advisor/Client-Centric Paradigm
Five reasons why advisors will value Best Practices and participate in the Institute for the Fiduciary Standard's Registry of Fiduciary Advisors.
Why Yale Keeps Beating Harvard in the Endowment Game
David Swensen, who has led Yale’s strong performance, says his approach should not be a model for individual investors.
As U.S. Workers Struggle With Retirement Planning, Most Yearn for Advice: Transamerica
Baby boomers, Gen Xers and millennials face separate but significant challenges when it comes to saving for retirement.
Top Portfolio Products: First Trust, Amplify and Van Eck Introduce ETFs
New ETFs include sector and dividend-paying stock funds as well as municipal bond funds.
The Right Perspective on Low Returns
With all the talk of low returns, it's time to check in with clients on their real challenges and their best responses
How to Cope With Today's Low-Return Markets & High-Expectation Clients
The low-return environment is the talk of the town. What's an advisor to do?