Top 10 Industries for Retirement Preparedness
Perhaps surprisingly, the finance industry isn't in the top 5, according to a ranking by Judy Diamond and Associates.
Obama’s Budget Drops Plan to Limit Social Security Increases
The so-called chained-CPI formula was part of a bid by the president to engage in deficit-reduction negotiations with Republicans.
4 Reasons U.S. Doomsayers Are Wrong: Milken Expert
Surveys show most Americans are pessimistic about the U.S. future, but Milken Institute scholar Joel Kurtzman says there are four reasons they are dead wrong.
Top Portfolio Products: New Site Tracks, Compares MLPs
Meanwhile, Advisors Asset Management and ISI launch a unit investment trust intended to benefit from U.S. manufacturing and energy growth.
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.
Schwab’s Sonders: Today’s Market Is Best We’ll Ever See
Charles Schwab chief investment strategist Liz Ann Sonders had some encouraging words for jittery investors.
New World, New Opportunities
The world has changed for investors, more than most advisors might realize.
Riding the U.S. Energy Boom
The U.S. energy outlook continues to improve; the International Energy Agency recently forecast that the U.S. would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world's top oil producer by 2016.
Advisor Aims to Facebook His Way to $10B in Assets
James McDonald is using 100% ETF portfolios to lower costs and improve securities selection while riding the social media wave to reach large audiences.
Bob Doll: 10 Economic Predictions for 2014
The Nuveen chief equity strategist said his overarching theme this year was “less fear, more confidence.”