Commonwealth Financial Hosts Yearly Event, Enhances Tech Tools
The indie broker-dealer draws some 900 of its 1,500 affiliated reps to the Orlando confab.
Want to Boost Your Bottom Line? Add More Women
One need look no further than the numerous reports and comments made by influential professionals—both male and female—for evidence that gender diversity, as well as adding and escalating women in corporate roles, are key drivers of business growth.
Jeff Brown Tackles Tough Annuity Questions
Why don't more people annuitize? How should retirees fund their health care? Economist Jeffrey Brown has studied these difficult questions and more, Michael Finke writes.
What You Can and Can’t Do About the Coming Market Crash
Toqueville Asset Management’s Francois Sicart reviews three disaster theories and offers an investment strategy for our times.
12 Worst Financial Advisors in America: 2014
Stealing huge sums from clients and bilking military veterans and disaster victims are just some of these advisors' egregious actions.
12 Best States for Adjusted Advisor Pay
Low cost of living often offsets lower advisor pay in some states, while in other states high pay offsets high cost of living.
Are Killer Robots the Next Black Swan?
Assessing the threat of out-of-control financial AI.
BofA’s ‘Better Money Habits’ Program Can Be a Barometer for Advisors
By understanding what financial topics the general public is looking up, advisors can better anticipate where their clients need the most guidance.
How to Obliterate the Cost of College
Want a Stanford education without the $59,000 a year price tag? The growth in massive open online courses (MOOCs) now makes that possible.
Alternatives to the Rescue?
The Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr must have been thinking about something besides finance when he mused that “the more things change, the more they stay the same.’’