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.’’
Look Out, Bubble Ahead (Thanks, Fed!): Real Estate Expert
At REITWorld, Ken Rosen points to strong fundamentals but advises investors to watch out for shifts in interest rates.
Schwab’s Clark Vows to Take On Washington at Impact 2013
As advisor registrants approach the 1,800 mark, Bernie Clark says Washington advocacy will take center stage at custodian’s annual conference.
What HNWs Demand of Advisors: Stay Connected, Stay Mobile
High-net-worth clients are driving a “revolution of digital commerce and direct distribution” in wealth management, PricewaterhouseCoopers says.
Firm Valuation: There’s a Web App for That
CoreValue founder and CEO Chuck Richards says many advisors struggle when trying to do a quick and painless valuation.
Profiles in Leadership: Great Leaders Use Both Sides of the Brain
Throughout his long and innovative career, Bill Chetney of LPL has exhibited three key traits found in many leaders. Read and learn.
Freakonomics’ Levitt Addresses Reinhart-Rogoff Mistake at Envestnet Summit
Steven Levitt said of the mistake in the widely cited work, “I’m incredibly suspicious of academics in policy decision-making.”