Why Endowment Funds Like Yale’s Are Doing Just Fine
There’s a reason endowment funds underperformed in the current bull market but outperform over market cycles. Here’s how Yale does it.
Private Foundation Investments Returned 15.6% in 2013
Returns on domestic equities far outpaced other asset classes, according to the Council on Foundations and Commonfund Institute.
Top 12 Tech Trends Impacting Advisors: Mary Meeker
Analyst Mary Meeker draws attention to everything from social media to cybersecurity in her latest talk.
Manager Selection and Performance Dispersion
One facet of advisor value is the ability to pick money managers that provide above-average returns.
Taming Risk in Alts to Fit Into Client Portfolios
One veteran advisor explains how he mixes in venture capital and private equity, along with extra vigilance.
Skip Schweiss, TDA’s Advisor Sage: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
Skip Schweiss has worked with advisors for 25 years. He understands their animus toward regulation, but says there’s a much bigger threat on the horizon.
Advisors ‘Following the Money’ to New, Underserved Markets
The best new markets for advisors are in increasingly far-flung places, away from traditional financial hubs like New York and Los Angeles.
Millionaires’ Favorite Alt Investment: Real Estate
More than three-quarters of millionaires invest in real estate and more than a third own REITs, Morgan Stanley says.
Top 3 Issues Advisors Will Face in 2014, Part 1: Robo-Advisors
In the coming year, we'll begin to see which robo-advisors will pull ahead of the others, and many will aim to refine their business models.
Serving the Underserved: How to Help Clients With Modest Incomes
How one advisor with a $1 million minimum found a way to serve the mass market.