Global Billionaire Population at Record, With $7.3 Trillion in Wealth
Billionaires make up 1% of the world’s ultra-high-net-worth population, according to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census, yet they control 4% of wealth.
Why Advisors Fail to Land Hot Prospects
You’ve got a crack at a multimillion-dollar account. You go in there with everything you’ve got. And you lose the opportunity. What happened?
7 Ways to Avoid Picking a Bad Advisor
If a veteran Wall Street Journal editor covering wealth management gets duped by his advisor, Eric Nelson says, what chance do ordinary investors have?
Top 10 Best Paying Jobs: 2014
These 10 jobs all pay median salaries in the six-figure range, but most require an advanced degree.
Andy Friedman: 4 Reasons to Use a Trust to Preserve Assets
Families far below the estate tax threshold are catching on to the benefits of trusts, political analyst and tax expert Andy Friedman says.
Ultra-Wealthy Clients Choosing Boutiques Over Big Firms: Study
Milton Pedraza, CEO of Luxury Institute, says successful wealth managers are relationship builders first, money managers second.
How Do Wealth Firms Stay Efficient?
A SunGard study asks leaders how they grow in the face of rising operating costs and regulations.
NFL's 49ers Strike Deal With Robo-Advisor Wealthfront
Team will pick up advisory fees on first $100,000 invested by front-office employees and former players, to whom Wealthfront will provide financial education.
10 Best Ways to Compete Against Robo-Advisors
If you, for one, don't welcome your new robo-overlords, here are 10 ways to help your advisory firm rise above them.
Bear Market Survival: A Crash Course From Eric Nelson
Servo Wealth Management advisor Eric Nelson culls practical portfolio conclusions from the past century of stock market reversals.