Jonathan Hoenig: Capitalist Pig, Ayn Rand Fan, Highly Successful Manager
The founder of Capitalistpig Hedge Fund says Social Security is immoral, advisors are too risk-averse and hedge funds are unfairly blamed.
Compensation Golden Rule: Money Can’t Buy Happiness
One of the biggest mistakes that managers make is using money as a substitute for active management.
Top 10 Wall Street Crooks: Insider Trading
Using confidential information to make a mint is nothing new. Here are 10 that carried on that fine Wall Street tradition.
Top 10 Most Disliked U.S. Companies: 2013
AdvisorOne focuses on the bottom 10 in a Harris poll ranking consumers’ opinion of the reputation of America’s 60 most visible companies.
The eligibility rules for contributing to traditional and Roth IRAs are complicated. Learn how to effectively use them in retirement plans.
No Time to Research Nonprofits? The Giving Library Has Done It for You
The Laura and John Arnold Foundation last week released an online library with information about hundreds of American nonprofit organizations to help donors explore giving opportunities in one place.
A Tale of Two Futures: Will You Be the Best Advisor for Clients, or the Worst?
Consumers are ready to be proactive about their financial planning, but we believe that there will be an increasing bifurcation between advisors who cling to a transactional mindset and those who operate as true consultants to their clients.
5 of History’s Brazen Crooks Who Defrauded Markets
Remember Ken Lay? Probably. Remember Alves dos Reis? Probably not, but he nearly bankrupted a country in 1925.
Two years after the passage of Dodd-Frank, I think it is fair to say the landmark financial reform legislation has not inspired a lot of love.
The 6 Elements of Portfolio Construction
As Warren Buffet once said, “Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” Here are six topics for educating your clients.