What Do Tougher FINRA Suitability Standards Mean for You?
FINRA's new rules have elevated the importance of risk profiling and risk tolerance, which are often lost in the shuffle.
7 Reasons Women Make Better Money Managers Than Men
Having more female money managers is a smart diversification strategy, author Meredith Jones says. Here are some reasons they often outperform.
Former Obama Official: Advisors Need to Serve Lower-Income Families
After the financial crisis, "many families who were financially secure before are now living paycheck to paycheck,” says Michael Barr.
Capital One Brings Human Advisors to Its Digital Platform
Capital One Investing unites ShareBuilder’s do-it-yourself digital platform with experienced financial advisors.
Lou Harvey: Retirement Advisors’ Value Is Misunderstood
The Dalbar CEO says the consumer media's focus on investment returns and plan expenses overshadows the challenges advisors overcome to foster retirement security.
How to Connect With 4 Generations of Clients
Ivy Funds takes a look at the formative experiences that have shaped traditionalists, baby boomers, Gen Xers and millennials.
Monthly Client Calls May Be Too Much: Study
SEI’s latest Futurewealth research addresses how frequently high-net-worth investors want to communicate with their advisors and what they want to talk about.
4 Must-Ask Questions for Advisors' E-Signature Providers
E-signatures offer many benefits to advisors, their partners and their clients—but choose your vendor wisely.
Ordinary Americans Shouldn’t Need a Ph.D. in Finance to Retire
Morningstar spotlights research on the behavioral barriers that derail Americans from saving for retirement.
10 Myths About Risk Tolerance and How to Accurately Measure It
There are many myths about risk tolerance and how it can be applied in financial planning. Two authors from FinaMetrica clear up the confusion.