Demographic Nightmare: Boomer Retirement Disaster Looms
"We’re living into our 80s, 90s and 100s," says Wilmington Trust's Kathryn Karlic. "We’ll have four generations around a single pocket of wealth, with 80-year-old women taking care of their 100-year-old parents."
5 ETF Megatrends for 2013
It's a busy product space for advisors to keep up with, and that won't change in the coming 12 months.
Why Bogle’s Wrong on ETFs
It's worth analyzing three key arguments in the Vanguard founder's thinking on exchange traded funds
BlackRock on ETF Fees: Hello, Pot? This Is Kettle
BlackRock is indulging in a bit of “Do as I say, not as I do” with a round of cuts to the fees on some of its ETFs and the introduction of new ETFs with lower fees even as it criticizes other firms for doing the same thing.
Bogle Warns Boomers on Coming Retirement Train Wreck
The near future “is not going to be a fun time for pensioners,” the Vanguard icon said at the Retirement Income Symposium.
The Long View
John Bogle was long a prophet without honor in the financial services industry.
How John Bogle Really Sees ETFs
The investment visionary, long a skeptic of exchange-traded funds, gives his candid assessment of the fast-growing field.
Top Portfolio Products: BlackRock to Cut ETF Fees
New products introduced over the last week include a series of geographic exposure indexes from Russell, a strategic dividend income fund from Advantus and an ETF from AdvisorShares.
How to Hold On for Commodities’ Wild Ride
A little-known commodities index sports long-term performance more than double that of either the Dow Jones-UBS or Goldman Sachs indexes.
Top of the Dividend Charts
With current market conditions and global economic trends, advisors have a good opportunity to introduce more clients to companies that make the Mergent Dividend Achievers roster.