Estate Planning for the Modern Family: It’s Complicated, and Advisors Fall Short
Seventy percent of high-net-worth and affluent investors in a UBS survey said they felt financial advice was designed only for "traditional" families.
Breaking Away—When the Wirehouse Wants You to Stay
Independence-minded advisors encounter significant incentives and obstacles oriented toward keeping them and client assets in-house.
Fear Fuels Millionaires’ Drive for More Wealth, UBS Survey Finds
UBS survey says millennial millionaires feel more pressure to maintain their status than older generations.
New Hire Roundup: Principal Financial Names Houston President, COO
Meanwhile, iCapital Network has added a senior vice president and vice president of fund manager due diligence.
On Inheritance, UBS Urges Families to Break the Silence
Only 34% of affluent benefactors have even revealed their wealth to their children, UBS found in a study on family discussions of inheritance.
UBS: Clients Need More Than Investment Advice
Clients, particularly millennials, want objective advice on a wide range of issues from someone they trust, says Jason Chandler of UBS Wealth Management.
Gen X, Y Hungry for Advice, but Advisors Don't Satisfy
Younger investors are more likely to feel their advisor isn't really working for them, less likely to recommend their advisor to someone and more likely to spread their assets among multiple advisors, according to a report from Market Strategies International, a global market research firm.
Financial Crisis ‘Scarred’ Young Investors: UBS Study
Millennials are not likely to turn to financial advisors, and see saving as much more important than investing.
How Reps Can Best Help Gay Clients
Recent surveys show LGBT investors want to work more with advisors around specific issues, but want to be treated like other clients, too.
65? 70? 80? What’s the Real Retirement Age These Days?
A spate of recent reports indicates that retirement age is just a number — a moving target, at that.