Carving Out an Indie Niche; Boosting Client Communication: June Research—Slideshow
The cover story of Research magazine's June issue, "Exploring Independence," looks at how ex-wirehouse advisors are carving out distinctive niches to build successful advisory practices.
Simplifying Your Practice; Seeking Hidden Value: April Research—Slideshow
The cover story of Research magazine's April issue looks into a growing trend in advisor training programs toward "Pursuing Simplicity." A feature article on "The Measured Approach to Value" describes how value investors today are applying their philosophy to a turbulent market. Among the April issue's other offerings: Bill Good's...
‘Reformed Broker’ Speaks Out; Firms Hunt New Advisors: March Research—Slideshow
The cover story of the March issue of Research magazine, "Breaking Ranks," focuses on Joshua Brown, iconoclastic advisor and author of the blog The Reformed Broker. Also featured in the issue is an article delving into what has become a pressing question for the industry: "Where Are the New Advisors?"...
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...
Careful Language Wins Clients; Wall Street Feels Political Heat: January Research—Slideshow
The January issue of Research magazine offers cutting-edge advice on communicating with clients and prospects, and assesses the election-year political climate facing the financial services industry. Topics covered in the issue range from helping clients deal with health care costs to how a medieval mathematician helped shape modern retirement planning....
Retirement Dreams Evolve; Mentors Matter: November Research—Slideshow
In Research’s November cover story, Ellen Uzelac examines how clients' hopes and expectations for their later years have changed rapidly — and how advisors can make the most of these challenges. Also in the issue: “Making the Most of a Mentor” and "A Lost Decade for Advisors?” discusses...
New Wave of Active ETFs; Richard Thaler Rethinks Retirement: October Research—Slideshow
Research’s October cover story reports that the fast-changing field of ETFs is heading for a new watershed: the rise of actively managed funds. Also in the issue, Gerald Burstyn examines the work of economist Richard Thaler, who is using the insights of behavorial psychology to aid retirement income decision-making.