Wade Pfau, Practical Academic: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
When it comes to retirement planning education, Pfau considers it his priority to bridge the gap between academic research and its practical application.
World Economy Stabilizes in ‘Great Moderation 2.0’: JPMorgan
Low market volatility and minimal employment variability means good news for equities, a JPMorgan analyst says.
Top 20 Richest Colleges for 2013: The Biggest Endowments
Of the 835 colleges studied, endowments rose by an average of nearly 12% in the fiscal year ending in June 2013.
Ben Bernanke Joins Brookings Institution
Former Federal Reserve chairman to join 100-year-old think tank’s Hutchins Center for fiscal and monetary policy.
Some Charitable Causes More Deserving Than Others, Bioethicist Contends
“To me it seems clear that there are objective reasons for thinking we may be able to do more good in one of these areas than in another,” Peter Singer writes...
Delivering the Promises of Natural Gas
I am going to tell you about the role natural gas currently plays in the United States and the role it can, and should, play in America’s future.
Top 10 Richest Colleges for 2012—The Biggest Endowments
After a big year in 2011, these 10 colleges’ funds rose at a much slower rate last year.
New Hire Roundup: Commonwealth Named as a Top Place to Work—Again
This week in new hires, Commonwealth Financial Network once again made the Boston Globe’s list of top places to work in Massachusetts; Ellen Turf announced she would depart NAPFA next year; and Intech announced a new hire and promotions.
IRS’ Top 10 Richest Nonprofit Charities
More than 315,000 nonprofit charities reported nearly $2.5 trillion in assets for tax year 2008, according to the IRS, with universities and large hospitals dominating the top 10.
How to Get High Performance With Low Risk From New Strategy
Recent studies find that high-beta stocks don’t perform as well as they should, and that low-beta stocks do better than the model would predict. But why?