Marketing Tricks of the Trade
Is your marketing program stuck in a rut? It's human nature to keep doing the same old things to attract new business.
Social Media No Longer an Afterthought for Advisors: Putnam
Putnam survey finds 81% of advisors using social media, and 79% report getting new clients, with average assets gained of $4.6 million.
SEC: ‘Financial Myth Buster’ Dawn Bennett Spun a Myth About Her Firm’s Assets
The host of a radio show, "Financial Myth Busting With Dawn Bennett," and her firm are accused of inflating their AUM.
Why Donor-Advised Funds Could Be Your Clients’ Charity ‘Vehicle’ of Choice
What vehicle do young tech billionaires, retired farmers and kids too young for a driver’s license share? Donor-advised funds.
How Mature Is Your Firm's Social Media Strategy?
Hearsay Social's new Social Business Maturity Model lets firms benchmark themselves against others using seven factors.
Advisors at a Crossroads
We’re at a crossroads; we’re sitting on the precipice of disaster.
Are Small Companies the Market’s Achilles Heel?
The demand for safer stocks may be yet another warning sign of turbulence ahead, Ron DeLegge writes.
SEC Enforcement: Napkin-Eating Broker Settles; Ponzi Funds Used for Porn
Also, a hedge fund manager admits to providing bad data, which affected recording of 552 million shares.
Disgruntled Investors Are a Big Crowdfunding Risk
When the SEC adopted Regulation A+ in March, the new rules exposed companies that raise capital through crowdfunding to new risks.
5 Ways Social Media Can Keep You in Front of Prospects, Clients
Social media can help your firm attract and retain customers as well as create a buzz about your products and services.