Getting New Clients: The New Wealth Manager
There are tried and true ways to get new clients, but will that change in the new wealth management landscape?
5 Protection Questions for Older Clients
Since fiduciary duty and regulatory rules require advisors to protect client privacy, you can't simply contact the kids to report a parent's mental slide. However, ignoring suspicious symptoms may lead to later charges of malfeasance by a client's family.
Protecting Grandma From Elder Abuse
Imagine a broker driving an 83-year-old widow with Alzheimer's to local banks so that she can withdraw over $1 million from CDs.
The Advisor's Role in Preventing Abuse
Noting in a jointly published 2008 report that securities professionals are “on the front lines” to spot possible financial abuse of an older client, NASAA, FINRA and the SEC suggested watching for these red flags
The Password Is Dead
No company or consumer is safe from cyberattacks, and financial services firms represent a huge opportunity for hackers.
Do Wealthy Women Need a Different Kind of Wealth Manager?
Women control 37% of U.S. investable assets. More than half of affluent women don't have an advisor. Do they need a different wealth management experience?
Stock Price Path Drives Investing Decisions: Behavioral Finance Study
When a big game ends in a tie, fans' reaction depends on how their team got there. The same goes for stock investing.
Ameriprise Agrees to $27.5M 401(k) Settlement
The broker-dealer was accused of charging its employees high fees and using expensive proprietary funds.
Scary Retirement Study: Health Care Will Eat Up Social Security Benefits
HealthView’s annual report says couples who are 55 will need to start stashing $1,200 a month just for health care.
U.S. Retirement Crisis Is Real: NIRS
A pair of surveys released in March by the National Institute for Retirement Security shows that the country is facing a retirement crisis.