Direct indexing portfolios are broadly diversified portfolios of individual stocks that are personalized to meet the needs, values, and preferences of an investor.
Experts disagree about whether the current rise in inflation is temporary or will be with us for an extended period. Either way, your clients have questions that need answers.
It’s guru season again. Every year we drown in predictions from the so-called gurus about how the markets and the economy will perform in the coming year.
Soon – within the next two years – the SEC will wake up and start holding financial advisors who use TAMPs to the same fiduciary standards they hold them to in selecting mutual funds, ETFs, and other investment products. When it does, many advisors will be in trouble.
Cryptocurrency is being repositioned to be more palatable to financial advisors and their clients. If you believe it is in your clients’ best interest to make an allocation to cryptocurrency, make sure they understand the nature of the asset they are buying.
It’s time to toss the TAMP term. It has served its purpose and is ready to be superseded by terminology that is more descriptive, has more practical utility, and is not misleading.
Market gurus have been trying to write the obituary for the humble 60/40 portfolio for many years. Yet the simple formula lives on and continues to produce solid results.
Starting a new firm? What to expect—and how to survive the experience.
Before you can determine if Bitcoin, Big Data or any other prepackaged, recipe-for-success advice is right for your firm, you need to get in touch with your values.
If someone offers to part the velvet ropes and grant you special access to “institutional quality” investment management, smile politely and head for the hills.
Taking on the mantle of a fiduciary under ERISA isn’t as easy as expanding a client niche.
The second in a two-part series looking at how financial advisors can improve their business during the current coronavirus crisis.
It makes no sense to be working harder than ever for clients but be paid less.
COVID-19 triggered a rapidly unfolding story of human tragedy and economic devastation. It also unleashed a disturbing volume of content masquerading as objective analysis. Much of it is just a smoke screen to advance personal and corporate agendas. My inbox, clutter and junk files are full of thinly veiled attempts to gain from, or capitalize … Read More
Including international investments in a portfolio ensures investors will always have exposure to the markets that are performing the best.