One Thing: Why a Singular Focus Is Critical to Building an Advisory Business
Proud of your multitasking skills? Don't be. Instead, try focusing on one thing at a time.
8 of the Worst Financial Meltdowns by Athletes
From bad investments to bad lifestyle choices, athletes never seem to run out of ways to lose millions.
15 Best 401(k) Plans in Pro Sports
Although we rarely see them as such, sports organizations are corporations and professional athletes their work force. Here are the ones with the best 401(k) plans, according to BrightScope.
New Hire Roundup: Ex-NFL Quarterback Joins Lourd Capital Management
This week in new hires, Lourd Capital Management welcomed former NFL quarterback Cade McNown as vice president, and Christine Walker went to Drexel Morgan Capital Advisers.
Help for NFL Players Suddenly Rich or Suddenly Retired
The online financial education partnership with Financial Finesse, begun in 2009, now allows current and former players to get unbiased guidance by phone from Financial Finesse CFPs.
Lessons in Leadership From Peyton Manning, Biographer Isaacson
The NFL quarterback and author of the best-selling Steve Jobs biography relate lessons from innovators and football at Pershing Insite.
Ex-NHL Player, Now HighTower Advisor, Scores Big With Pros
A professional athlete that’s really good with money—it’s a rare find, but the need is critical.
6 Bad Athlete Charities
All that money and all those good intentions don’t make foundations immune from mismanagement. Maybe they should have hired better advisors.
Firm Accused of Bilking NFL, NBA Players
FINRA said Thursday that it had levied a temporary cease-and-desist order against Success Trade Securities and its CEO for fraud involving 58 investors, many of them current or former NFL and NBA players.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement Roundup: 31 NFL Players Bilked by Broker’s Casino Deal
FINRA and the SEC recently acted on issues that included the fleecing of 31 NFL players via high-risk casino securities and a rep who conducted a Ponzi scheme under his firm’s nose.