Common Investment Goals
Here are some common goals that investors have.
Surprise! Investors Often Don’t Know What Their Goals Are
Behavioral science can explain why it's surprisingly difficult for clients to accurately tell you their goals, but it can also provide ways to help.
A Fiduciary Primer: What’s a Rep’s Responsibility to Clients?
Questions from a veteran RIA — and former broker — reveal the lack of understanding among advisors of the fiduciary issue.
Michael Finke Named Dean of The American College
Michael Finke of Texas Tech will soon be the dean of the the program that provides education for CFP, ChFC and other advisor designations.
20 Wealthiest Places in America
If you want to build your roster of high-net-worth clients, these are the towns you should be targeting.
NASAA Adopts Model Rule to Fight Senior Financial Abuse
The model rule, should states choose to adopt it, would allow BDs or advisors to delay disbursements when they suspect financial exploitation.
To Dig Deeper
Please see these research articles for more information on behavioral finance.
Advisors in Pursuit of Happiness
Two hundred and forty years ago this July, Thomas Jefferson wrote that America was declaring independence in the belief that basic human rights include “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
Why Clients Don’t Take Your Advice
Think you aren’t persuasive enough? Think your clients aren’t smart enough? It might just be how we’re all wired.
Generation X: Have Advisors Forgotten Them?
Their assets are substantial and growing, but when it comes to protecting those assets, they’re laggards. Enter the wealth manager.