REIT Supporters Blast Interest Rate Worries as Myth
Despite investor concerns, REITs historically perform well during most periods of rising interest rates, NAREIT says.
Why In-Person Advisor Conferences Still Matter: Case in Point, Schwab Impact
There are more ways than ever for advisors to learn from each other, and to support each other, but nothing beats an in-person gathering of the like-minded.
Top 10 Biggest Lottery-Winning Losers
Taking the money and running to fulfill financial fantasies without good financial advice led these winners down the path of ruin.
The Budgeting Can Kicks Washington Back
A slew of Nobel-winning economists join hundreds of other VIPs demanding honest budgeting in Washington.
Honoring Advisors Who Serve(d): Memorial Day, 2013
In a slideshow honoring advisors and their partners—and one famous non-advisor, PIMCO’s Gross—who served in the armed forces, we present 18 veterans deserving of praise.
Five Years After the Crisis, Can We Prevent the Next One?
The U.S. has made progress, but measures like money-market fund regulation are needed to avert future financial instability, a Fed governor says.
Sallie Krawcheck Decries Industry ‘Becoming Republican Party’
“It is my intention to be controversial and make us uncomfortable here today,” Sallie Krawcheck said. She didn’t disappoint.
U.S. Fiscal Policy and the Debt Ceiling: A Troubling Scenario
Raising the debt ceiling is neither inherently good nor bad, but in a slow-growth economy, can we continue to service our growing debt?
As Fiscal Cliff Nears: To Sell or Not to Sell?
Four issues I’ll be considering on behalf of my clients' investments as the New Year approaches.
Why Not Just Fall Off the Fiscal Cliff?
Contrarians and some politicos on both the left and the right have started to ask the forbidden question: Why not just fall off the fiscal cliff?