Enforcement: Nationwide to Pay $140M in 13-Year ERISA Settlement
In another action, the SEC charged the owner of a home restoration business with securities fraud for selling unsecured notes to investors.
Top 20 Most Valuable Brands in the World: 2013
Interbrand, a brand consultancy firm, released its list of the top 100 global brands.
China’s Own Luxury Brands Can’t Keep Up With Foreign Competition
The rise of the high-net-worth consumer in China has been a boon for luxury firms all over the world. But they're buying while traveling, not at home.
Slowing Economy to Hit China Jobs; South Korean Banks Investigated for Rate-Rigging
The global economic slowdown is taking its toll in Asia, which has also proved it is not immune to financial scandal.
Global Economy at Risk: OECD
According to the OECD, the euro zone debt crisis threatens not just Europe, but the world economy itself.
Young or New Advisor: How to Dress for Success, Remixed
Here’s a reposting of my most popular blog, now almost five years old, on how important your physical appearance is, including how you dress, to younger and new-to-the-business advisors, along with a few follow-up thoughts.
RISK COUNSEL FOR THE WEALTHY WORLD TRAVELER: PART 1
Significant net worth provides much more than financial security. It enables the wealthy to leverage a world of exceptional experiences--from skiing in Chile to a...
Skeleton in My Closet: Does What You Wear Matter?
For the past six years, my mentor has been quite forthright with me about the way I dress in professional settings. The problem he had...