How to Blend Active and Passive Strategies for Better Outcomes
Advisors historically invested exclusively in either active strategies or passive strategies, rarely using them together.
Seen and Heard: Get the Word Out to Get Women In the Industry
A 2012 report by the European Commission found companies with a gender-diverse board had a 42% higher return in sales, 66% greater return on invested capital and 53% higher return on equity.
An Industry Prone to Innovation
Innovation and ETFs are often spoken of synonymously. It is a badge worn proudly by those in the ETF industry who use it to differentiate themselves.
7 Steps to Hiring Great Employees
How advisors can screen for the best talent.
3 Ways to Address Advisor Shortage
It’s not that Gen Yers don’t care; they just don’t know about the career opportunities the financial services industry can provide.
Would Your Firm’s Cybersecurity Policy Meet Regulatory Muster?
Law firm Stark & Stark has teamed with Right Size Solutions to ensure that its 900-plus advisory firm clients’ cybersecurity policies withstand regulatory scrutiny.
Health Trumps Financial Security for Retirees
Good health is more crucial to a happy retirement than financial security or family and friends, according to a study by Merrill and Age Wave.
New Hire Roundup: Putnam Names Gould Head of Institutional Management
In another personnel move, Mariner Wealth Advisors has added ex-NFL quarterback Mark Vlasic as a senior wealth advisor.
LPL Adds Washington Office; Hires Chief Lobbyist
CEO Casady says "it's crucial" that advisors and the investors they serve "have a voice in the policy discussion at the federal and state level."
SEC Cracks Down on 19 Firms, 1 Trader for Short Selling Prior to Stock Offerings
An SEC dragnet of short sellers has hauled in 19 firms and one trader, costing the violators $9 million in disgorgement, interest and penalties.