Investment Advisor-September 2013

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  • DOL Pressing Forward on Fiduciary

    Melanie Waddell

    According to the Semiannual Regulatory Agenda for the Department of Labors Employee Benefits Security Administration, a reproposal to amend the definition of fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) will come in October.

  • You Talkin’ to Me, Sarge?

    thinkadvisor

    According to Neil Howe, a historian widely credited with inventing the term millennial generation, military recruitment ads illustrate the differences between Generation Xers and millennials. Whereas Gen X recruitment focused on personal challenge and conquest, the message for millennials is why were fighting in the first place.

  • Fiduciary Follies

    John Sullivan

    Those who tend toward the conservative side of the political spectrum are often forced to defend themselves against charges that they are against health care because they dont approve of governments involvement.

  • Strategies for Serving Clients Online

    Dan Skiles

    Online service is crucial for next-generation HNWs. Instead of swinging for a home run in virtual strategy, here are some singles and doubles to hit.

  • Give Us Tougher Financial Reform, Americans Say

    thinkadvisor

    Nearly five years after the financial crisis and three years since passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, Americans across lines of race, age, geography and political affiliation who strongly support tougher rules for Wall Street jumped 10 percentage points over those favoring such reform last year, according to a study by...

  • 15 Ways to Connect With Millennials

    Olivia Mellan

    Many advisors mistakenly use boomer tactics when talking to Gen Xers and millennials. If you want to reach younger clients, heres how to proceed

  • 15 Ways to Connect With Gen Xers

    Olivia Mellan

    Many advisors mistakenly use boomer tactics when talking to Gen Xers and millennials. If you want to reach younger clients, heres how to proceed

  • Are Trends Trending?

    Jon Sundt

    The trend is your friend is one of those sayings that endures because it has been proven right so often.

  • Baby, You Can Drive My Car

    Marlene Y. Satter

    A number of companies have sprung up that allow individuals to rent cars from other individuals instead of rental companies.

  • Alphabet Soup Decoded

    Elizabeth Piper/Bach

    It is obvious to financial advisors and wealth managers that our profession has grown incredibly complex. IMCA is part of the solution

  • The Real Value of Risk Questionnaires

    Bob Clark

    Conversations with Geoff Davey of FinaMetrica and Steve Atkinson of Loring Ward reveal the relationship-building value of client risk assessments.

  • Are You Turning Off Younger Clients?

    Olivia Mellan, Sherry Christie

    Many advisors mistakenly use boomer tactics when talking to Gen Xers and millennials. If you want to reach younger clients, heres how to proceed.

  • 15 Ways to Connect With Baby Boomers

    Olivia Mellan

    Many advisors mistakenly use boomer tactics when talking to Gen Xers and millennials. If you want to reach younger clients, heres how to proceed

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