Hispanic, Minority-Owned Businesses an Untapped Advisor Opportunity
Advisor James Perez-Foster encourages advisors to start serving this fast-growing small business segment, as he has done with much success.
Hussman’s Returns, Like His Forecasts, Are Dismal: Analysis
If a person can be too smart for his own good, portfolio manager John Hussman may be feeling the agony of high intelligence right now.
How Fiduciary Advisors Can Change Wall Street—Again
Ron Rogé and NAPFA pushed, and the public pulled, big brokerages to adopt an AUM model. The same can be done with a fiduciary standard.
African-Americans Invest More Conservatively Than Whites: Study
African-Americans hold fewer stocks and bonds and more real estate, life insurance and CDs, according to Credit Suisse and Brandeis University.
The Day After Veterans Day
I’ll admit it: I didn't know what to write about this month in this magazine where I’ve written editor's notes for about 13 years.
A Financial Planning Christmas Carol
A cautionary tale about the future of this profession. Beware, ghosts abound!
Mutual Funds Less Popular Among Youngest, Oldest Investors
Demographic data reveals wide divergence in mutual fund ownership levels by generation.
Millionaires Do Not Need Protection: SEC’s Gallagher
SEC chairwoman insists accredited investor definition will be reviewed; Commissioner Gallagher says “millionaires can fend for themselves.”
What Doctors and Families Have That Advisors Don’t
The CFA Institute’s Bob Stammers argues that financial advice is ultimately about behavior change, which only a relationship of trust can foster.
The Wall Street ‘Election’ Campaign Is On. How Will You Respond?
Brokerage lobbyists have framed the debate, and fiduciary advisors are way behind in the polls.