Tax Loss Harvesting: Beware of Unrealistic Expectations
Once an end-of-year tradition, tax loss harvesting can now be done year-round, and more efficiently. Beware of unrealistic expectations, however, especially from robo-advisors.
Top 9 Investor Threats for 2015: NASAA
State regulators are seeing classic threats to investors “morph into new or altered dangers, many fueled by the Internet,” says NASAA’s president.
Parliamentary Elections Underscore Challenges for EU
The worst of the European financial crisis may be over but results of the recent European parliamentary elections suggest the EU still has many challenges to contend with going forward.
Identifying, and Protecting, the Prime Targets of Identity Theft
Wealthy individuals are in the bull’s-eye when it comes to identity theft. Here are some best practices for reducing the risk to your HNW clients.
How Indexing Distorts Investment Reality
Index funds’ growth brings investing into uncharted territory.
Are Brokers Greedy Scumbags?
Despite bad press and widespread bias, FINRA statistics tell a much different story about the behavior of most financial advisors, recruiter Jon Henschen says.
Top 10 Wall Street Crooks: Insider Trading
Using confidential information to make a mint is nothing new. Here are 10 that carried on that fine Wall Street tradition.
Schwab's Deep Impact
If you want sound bites, Schwab Impact 2011 in San Francisco had them.
MLPs, Outperformance & Fears Over Fracking
MLP insiders believe the industry’s efforts to educate drilling-area residents will reduce concerns over time.
A Mid-Year MLP Check-Up
Ethan Bellamy of Robert W. Baird discusses the current prospects facing investors in master-limited partnerships