Will Robo-Advisors Be Good at Relationships?
To quote Fortune editor Geoff Colvin, humans are underrated, even in the rapidly automating world of financial advice.
Northern Trust Hires Ex-Mercer Exec, Behavioral Finance Expert
Northern Trust Asset Management has hired former Mercer and World Bank executives to help build out its retirement solutions business.
Herbers: Why Advisors’ Profits Are Falling
Despite rising revenue, profitability is falling because advisory firms are “spending money where they shouldn’t,” says Angie Herbers.
Recruiting Roundup: UBS Nabs 4 Ex-Merrill Reps in Florida
Meanwhile, Raymond James adds a husband-and-wife team in Dallas to its employee channel.
Mercer’s Conaway Replaces Salisbury as EBRI Chief
"EBRI has the capacity to shatter myths and preconceptions" with its "unparalleled reputation, databases and talented research team," Conaway said.
Recruiting Roundup: UBS Picks Up Morgan Stanley Reps
Meanwhile, LPL, Ameriprise and Wells Fargo reveal their latest recruiting coups.
LPL Grabs Wells Fargo Advisors’ Tech Chief
Anthony Perkins is tapped to be the IBD's head of technology product development.
DOL Fiduciary Proposal Must Be Broader: Bobby Monks
“Broken” U.S. financial system filled with intermediaries whose fees leave investors poorer.
New Hire Roundup: Franklin Templeton Adds Macey to Retirement Solutions Team
Meanwhile, UBS welcomes a team of advisors from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.
Financial Planning: Great Tool, Bad Product
AUM or flat fees? In the end, a client's financial security is attained by growing investment portfolios, not by the plan itself.