The Client. The Client. The Client.
The last words of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur’s farewell speech at West Point went like this: “…when I cross the river, my last conscious thoughts will be of the Corps, the Corps, the Corps.”
Advising International Clients; Looking Beyond Wirehouses: February Research—Slideshow
Serving internationally mobile clients has become a growth industry for financial advisors, as Contributing Editor Ellen Uzelac discusses in Research magazine's February cover story "Advising Across Borders." Another February article, “Fear of Flying,” tells the stories of brokers who left the wirehouse world in order to become registered investment...
Occupy Main Street
Every business impacts five constituencies: its clients, stakeholders, vendors, employees and community.
2011 Advisor Hall of Fame
Welcome to Research Magazine's Advisor Hall of Fame, now in its 21st year. This eagerly anticipated annual feature has become a benchmark of excellence in our industry and an example to all of the rewards that result from effort and integrity.
PIMCO’s El-Erian Cautiously Upbeat on Shift in Egypt
The U.S. should play a highly supportive role in political, economic transition, says Mohamed El-Erian.
Broker Compensation Under Regulatory Scrutiny
SEC Chairman Mary L. Schapiro speaks about conflicts in broker incentives and bonuses.
Merrill Discovers Retirement
It appears that Merrill Lynch, now ensconced in Bank of America, has realized the importance of retirement planning to its clients and potential clients, and...
It's simple. It's obvious. And it's absolutely free! Learning to draw a simple map--similar to the visual maps the army relies on--can help you plan...
Co-founder Steamboat Financial Group LPL Career Began: 1980 Home Base: Washington, Mo. Civic Affiliations: Washington Rotary Club, Franklin County Humane Society, East Central College When Eric Park was a child, he...
We Win, Sort Of
Okay, so the FPA's lawsuit against the SEC was a win/win from the start. But it wasn't just a win/win, it was a WIN/win, and...