Coaches Corner: Nixing the Top 4 Excuses for Not Building Systems
Many advisors have great excuses for not implementing standard procedures in their firms, but there are just as many reasons to do so. Here’s how.
Harold's New Adventure; Investing in Global Markets: February Investment Advisor--Slideshow
Harold Evensky needs no introduction. He graces the cover of our February issue and shares with us his thoughts on the direction the industry is going with the next generation of advisors, and what the industry needs to succeed.
Harold Evensky’s New Adventure
Evensky on what questions he plans to research for the advisory profession and what's next for his firm.
20 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold
With wealthy investors buying art at record prices recently, ThinkAdvisor gathered a list of the top-ticket items.
12 Presidents’ Big State of the Union Ideas on Economy
From FDR to the second Bush, a look at what presidents had to say in their annual message to Congress.
Milevsky: How Much in Risky Stocks vs. Safe Cash?
From a purely mathematical point of view, the “stocks are safer over long periods of time” argument — before Paul Samuelson took an axe to it — went as follows.
Robert Gates’ Warning for the World: TD Ameritrade Conference
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates opened his keynote speech at the TD Ameritrade annual conference Thursday in Orlando with a series of rapid-fire one-liners worthy of Henny Youngman.
Economist Kotlikoff Declares Third-Party Candidacy for President
Presidential candidates often struggle to explain their economic policies in the detail sought by media questioners. But that won’t be a problem for economist Laurence Kotlikoff, running as a candidate of an Internet-based third-party platform that promises to place its top vote getter on the ballot in each of the...
The Profession Not Only Lacks Black Advisors, but Minority Clients as Well
The reality, says one advisor: "Our profession will only truly serve Blacks and Hispanics when they become affluent."
State of the Union: Dithering on Retirement Crisis
Financial advisors are uniquely positioned to assure pre-retirees will be self-supporting in their later years