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.
You may not win a Pulitzer Prize by following these guidelines, but they will help you more effectively communicate about the issues and ideas that are most important to you and your clients.
Why did the SEC choose the road less traveled?
Both the DOL and the SEC turned a concept that is simple enough to be captured in a fortune cookie into an indecipherable instruction manual. It’s time to re-simplify what a fiduciary is.
Unreturned phone calls and emails, not portfolio performance, are the top reasons clients fire their financial advisors, according to research.
In an ever-changing world filled with new technology and tools, there are some things that a robot will never be able to do. Find out how to navigate the future to position you and your practice for success.
When it comes to investment products, everybody gets paid.
Model marketplaces make asset management services more widely available, but the model portfolios they offer are far from interchangeable.
The annual tsunami of prognostications about how the stock market and the economy will perform in 2018 was beginning to slow. Then the stock market had a major hiccup and the punditry scrambled back to its soap boxes to give us another dose.