Succession Planning for an Entire Industry: Why Study Groups Are Critical
“We really feel we have the best consultants in the industry as part of the group,” says Xcelsior study group member Mike Anderson.
Top 30 Colleges for Highest Starting Salaries: 2013
Out of 1,058 colleges surveyed, graduates of these schools grabbed the biggest starting salaries from their first jobs.
Don’t Worry, Be Happy: Your Business Will Thank You
What Shawn Achor and other researchers have found is that happy people are more energetic, productive and healthier. BTW, we also have far greater control over our own happiness than most people think.
Gas and Cigarettes: The Tax Sticks That Keep On Hittin’
A look at how federal and state taxes hit car owners and smokers: are they meant to change behavior or just raise revenue?
7 Key Tax Protests That Shook America
Resisters have tried violence and politics, but the taxes keep rolling on.
Facebook? LinkedIn? Here’s the Ultimate Web Marketing Tool
While meeting Wikipedia's editorial standards can be challenging, the market advantage a page might convey for an advisor is hard to argue with.
Scared Stockless: How Advisors Calm Jittery Clients
Despite the run-up in the market, client enthusiasm for equities has evaporated since the crisis in 2008, with stock ownership at its lowest point since 1998.
Top 10 Most Regressive Tax States
In the states whose tax systems most favor high earners, low-income families pay up to six times as high a share of their income as the wealthiest families, according to a report by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy.
10 Worst Districts for Women’s Pay Revealed; Senators Push Paycheck Fairness Act
Senate democrats gathered on Capitol Hill Wednesday to push for passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that would help close the pay gap between women and men working equivalent jobs.
Advisors Giving Back: Holiday Slideshow, Part II
In the second of three slideshows, we pay homage to advisors and their partners who share of their time and talents with their local, national and global community.