The good old days of charging 1% solely for a portfolio of mutual funds are officially over, and that’s good news for the right type of advisor, says First Ascent Asset Management’s Scott MacKillop.
The fee-based world is looking a lot like the old brokerage world in some disturbing ways.
You can wait for the government to set your standards of behavior for you, or you can do it yourself.
The SEC has scheduled a vote on Reg BI for June 5. Here’s what advisors can expect.
Some things never change. Build your business on a solid, lasting foundation.
What gets your engine revved up in the morning? What propels you through the day full of enthusiasm even in the face of great obstacles? What keeps your wheels spinning, generating new ideas and creating new solutions? What drives you forward? What is your “why?” In 2009, Simon Sinek wrote a book entitled, Start with … Read More
Who you are and why you do what you do is far more important to your message than what you do or how you do it.
Here’s how mastering the “seer-sucker theory” and other valuable insights can help transform a business blueprint into reality.
Hiring a TAMP is not the same as choosing a phone service or financial planning software provider.
The brokerage industry loves Regulation Best Interest. Investors shouldn’t.
We questioned everything. The result is simple, but elegant portfolios for long-term investors.
Advisors, beware of vendors offering “soft” practice management services that are meant to help your business more than your clients. The SEC is watching.
An increasing variety of fee structures is a boon for previously underserved clients — or in this case, advisors.
Plan fiduciaries are held to a high standards. The liabilities for failing to meet those standards can be, well…serious
This year the Excellent Adventure crew assembled in Girdwood, Alaska for a trek up the Crow Pass Trail, which meanders through a rain forest inhabited by black bears, grizzly, and moose.