Why Barry Ritholtz Went Robo
The CIO and blogger talks to ThinkAdvisor about his firm's robo-platform, Liftoff, and why he'd wish for a market crash if he were a millennial.
What Makes an Advisor Blog Great?
Blogging can give a powerful boost to a financial advisor's career—if done right.
How Advisors Should Explore the Social Media Universe
Luddites loathe it; old-school types dismiss it. George Clooney scorns it. Nonetheless, the digital parallel world opens a new frontier of financial marketing and communication.
Josh Brown: Tapping Social Media’s ‘Stratospheric’ Potential
The Reformed Broker blogger and Ritholtz Wealth Management CEO has a few tips to be "devastatingly effective" on social media.
Lou Harvey: Retirement Advisors’ Value Is Misunderstood
The Dalbar CEO says the consumer media's focus on investment returns and plan expenses overshadows the challenges advisors overcome to foster retirement security.
Big Asset Managers Slow to Adopt Social Media
Only 49% of the largest U.S. institutional asset managers actively use one or more social media platforms, according to a study released Wednesday.
4 Cybersecurity Tips From the FBI
Employees are “the weakest link in your security chain,” says FBI special agent Richard Jacobs.
Social Media Use Up at Firms, but Texts Raise Compliance Worries: Survey
Compliance officers "have significantly lower confidence" in their ability to produce text messages upon request versus other types of electronic messaging, Smarsh poll finds.
Top 10 Colleges With Best Career Value: Brookings
The Brookings Institution's college rankings attempt to measure the impact each school has on grads' mid-career earnings while filtering out the impact of students' backgrounds.
The Digital Advocate: Your LinkedIn Centers of Influence
Advisors shouldn't just dabble in social media. Embrace LinkedIn in particular to reach COIs and professional advocates.