5 Common Client Pitfalls in Retirement Planning
Retirement has been a hot topic among pundits, politicians and financial experts for a while, but today's level of longevity risk is a new phenomenon.
Most Americans Illiterate Regarding Retirement Income Planning
Americans might seem to be among the best-educated individuals in the world. Yet, when it comes to matters related to retirement income needs, the vast majority is fairly clueless.
Three Rules of Moral Behavior
Ronald Duska is a recognized leader in helping business executives and financial professionals learn the principles of ethical decision making.
Rainbow Warriors: Working With LGBT Clients
Investment Advisor’s February cover story focuses on how LGBT clients need help protecting their finances from a blitz of varying state laws.
Earning Credentials in LGBT Planning
What holds back same-sex couples with good incomes from working with financial planners?
New Hire Roundup: Envestnet Names Hardwick President of Advisor Services
Meanwhile, New York Life has appointed Kathleen Navarro its chief diversity officer.
Wave of Surveys Show Americans Unprepared For Retirement
A study asked participants a series of questions around how to best plan for and manage retirement. The results: 80 percent % received scores of 60 or lower; and only 20 % earned a passing grade.
The Trouble With Investor Optimism
Retirees’ growing confidence has downsides.
Don’t Let Clients Take Their Passwords to the Grave
Digital estate planning expert Jamie Hopkins on how helping clients safeguard digital assets benefits advisors, and how it's even more complicated than you think.
End the ChFC vs. CFP War: An Open Letter to American College CEO Bob Johnson
The American College should reposition itself to support the emerging need for deeper post-CFP specializations and niche educational programs for financial advisors.