Asian Downturn Masks Philippines Investment Opportunity
The IMF has just given its stamp of approval to the economy of the Philippines, projecting 6.75% GDP growth.
Military Retirement Planning: How Advisors Can Navigate
After 23 years in the Army, Merle Jones, president of Missouri-based Jones Investment Group, was drawn to the financial planning industry but knew he wanted to continue working with members of the military.
Retiree Entitlements ‘Undermine’ Everything Else: Robert Samuelson
Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson took a scorched-earth approach on Monday to what he sees as out-of-control entitlement spending.
Honoring Advisors Who Serve(d): July 4, 2012, Slideshow
In our latest slideshow honoring advisors and their partners who served in the armed forces, we present 18 men and women deserving of praise.
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.