Top 20 Colleges in Fundraising: Who’s Best at Tapping Alumni?
U.S. colleges raised $30.3 billion in 2011, an increase of 8.2% over a year earlier, according to the annual Voluntary Support of Education survey by the Council for Aid to Education.
The Power of Words
WRITER DOROTHY PARKER cracked that the two most beautiful words in the English language were “check enclosed.” The three most beautiful words for winning financial advisory clients are “I get it!”
BlackRock’s Fink, PIMCO’s Gross Sound Off on Economy, Occupy Protests
Larry Fink of BlackRock and Bill Gross of PIMCO sat down on Thursday with Bloomberg Television's Erik Schatzker for a conversation at an alumni event hosted by UCLA Anderson School of Management. Both men are alums of the school, having graduated five years apart.
Benartzi Says 401(k) Success Hinges on Improving Access, Removing 3 Obstacles: CFDD 2011
It’s not enough to think about improving outcomes.
How a Freethinking Economist Saved Your Retirement Portfolio
Research by economist Richard Thaler, a professor at the University of Chicago, has “nudged” vast numbers of Americans to a higher savings rate.
Emotion, Intuition Key to Advisor Use of Behavioral Finance
Advisors are looking to apply the principles of behavioral finance, but coming up with options to implement is not that simple.
Ariely and Benartzi, Wagner and Buie Debate the Future of Advice in Investment Advisor's December 2010 Issue
Top advisors and related experts open up about the future of advice in Investment Advisor's December issue cover story.
UCLA's Anderson School of Management Gives Up on Public Funding
The Anderson School of Management at the University of California at Los Angeles is preparing to forgo public funding in the face of California's budget crisis.
Man on a Mission
Brian Gaffney CEO, Allianz Global Investors Distributors; New York City What he's about: "I have a passion for seeing people who have been working their tails off...
The originators of the Save More Tomorrow (SMarT) system--Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago and Shlomo Benartzi of UCLA--describe SMarT as a "choice architecture...