What if We Replaced IRAs and 401(k)s?
A Brookings paper proposes replacing all tax-advantaged retirement plans with a single plan: The Universal Retirement Savings Account.
Maria Bartiromo: More ‘Money Hammer’ Than ‘Money Honey’
The Fox anchor talks to ThinkAdvisor about her advice for FAs, why business news is sexy and why beauty only gets a journalist so far.
Vintage Watch Prices Keep on Ticking
The best vintage watches are "fetching phenomenal sums of money right now," longtime collector James Dowling says.
Research Affiliates Screens for Smart vs. Dumb Dividends
The investment firm says its dividend strategy adds 2% per year by picking "cherries" and screening out "lemons."
El-Erian: Fed to Hike Rates in September
The impending tightening of monetary policy, the economist says, will be "the loosest tightening in the modern history of central banking."
House Panel to Keep SEC Budget Flat as Lobbyists Lose Hope on User Fees
The advisory industry needs “to move on to other [exam] options” like third-party audits and raising the AUM threshold for state-examined advisors, says TD's Schweiss.
UBS Makes Case for Borrowing as an Investment Strategy
If 2%-plus yields on 10-year Treasuries don't excite you, then logic dictates you should take the other side of the trade — by borrowing cheaply.
Gundlach: Bond Market Is Wrong to Predict Rate Hike This Year
DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach puts the odds of an interest rate hike before the end of the year at less than 50%.
Luring Millennials Is a Waste of Advisors’ Time
Advisors are bombarded these days by urgent calls to attract young clients. Here's why that advice is off the mark, editor-at-large Bob Clark writes.
IRS Deadlines Loom for Taxpayers With Offshore Accounts
IRS reminds taxpayers of important June deadlines for FATCA and FBAR filings.