Ask the Advisor: How to Build Trust With Clients
Scott Hanson, a CFP with Hanson McClain Advisors in Sacramento, shares his thoughts on how advisors can build solid client relationships.
Chained CPI Could Mean Big Social Security Cuts in Long Term
Changing the basis for COLAs is a “politically easy” way to cut benefit outlays, says James Osborne, president of Bason Asset Management.
What a Major Coverage Denial Says About Medicare's Future
A recent decision to disallow coverage of a newly FDA-approved PET scan could have widespread ramifications for patients needing new, innovative treatments.
Reid, McConnell Fight Next Round on Debt, Raising Hopes
As Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell negotiate, a Schwab survey shows investors are still thinking long term.
What to Make of The Affordable Care Act
With so much conflicting press, it’s a wonder anyone knows what to make of the law, better known as Obamacare.
HSAs Surge in Popularity
Nearly 15.5 million Americans are now covered by health savings accounts, an increase of 15% from last year, according to new data.
Strong Dividends, Steady Earnings & Stock Gains
The shareholder-owned electric utility industry extended its near-decade-long trend of widespread dividend increases during Q2.
10 Best Cities for Jobs in Financial Services: 2013
A mix of big and small metropolitan areas make the grade on Accounting Principals’ annual list.
Risk and Volatility Got You Down? Consider These 13 Top-Ranked ETFs
S&P Capital IQ has identified equity ETFs with attractive risk characteristics and low beta, with most active in normally defensive sectors.
Nashville Gets Its Own ETF
You’ve heard about state municipal bond funds and single country ETFs, but what about city ETFs?