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technology works best when combined with human intelligence, which is why financial Advisors should not fear the rise of the robos, but instead take ... value and insightful guidance that investors can receive when they develop a trusted, long-term relationship with a professional, human financial advisor.
When should you start taking Social Security? If you were to work a couple of years longer than you had originally intended, how would it affect your withdrawal strategies? Again, a financial advisor can help you with these issues. As you can see, most important life events will carry some financial concerns.

Beyond this, there is not a lot of regulatory or contract law governing investment advisors' relations with extremists who have not been designated terrorists, Hockett said. One exception he highlights is an investment advisor who may be required by a contract "to keep clients apprised of the existence of one ...
Benzinga: So what's the benefit for an advisor to use FeeX? I imagine a lot of those fees are where they make their money. Dave Goldman: Advisors are typically using our platform as part of their prospecting or conversion cycle. So a financial advisor is going to meet with a current client or current prospect ...
TD Ameritrade is putting third-party money managers in front of its registered investment advisor (RIA) clients to help them construct investment portfolios with its new Model market Center service. TD Ameritrade Institutional announced the launch of the new platform in a press release, stating that Model ...
Millennials seem to better comprehend the core purpose of the financial advisor role, which is to manage client emotions, not their money. According to a 2017 report by the CFA Institute, the disruptions happening in the financial sector are pushing investment advisors to a value-oriented, more ethical and ...

Although financial Advisors using the platform may outsource their investment management, they still retain control over other aspects, including when to implement the model and how often clients' assets should be rebalanced. "This is a hybrid approach where the advisor doesn't have to do it themselves ...
That is my new formulation of the debate over whether to rely on the help of a financial advisor. I've addressed the topic many times before, but have generally been unhappy with what seems to me the rather fruitless debate that ensues. It always seems to descend to a war of religions. advisors see that ...
Stocks are off to a strong start for 2018 -- yet financial Advisors say now isn't the time to get complacent. The Dow briefly surpassed 26,000 for the first time Tuesday, and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq also hit record highs. That is, before U.S. stocks pulled back sharply in the afternoon on fears of a possible ...
FITCHBURG -- workers Credit Union's Mark Fantasia has been named one of 100 top bank advisors in the country by Bank Investment Consultant. Fantasia is a registered investment representative for the community credit union. BIC's national ranking looks at assets under management, production and ...
Airmen in nearly 20 Air Force jobs, from special operations pilot to intelligence analyst to general medical officer, can apply to the 12- to 18-month combat aviation advisor training program. Advisors can be deployed to hostile and friendly regions to train allied nations' aviation units in tactics, techniques and ...
"I think it is different and shows the importance of Northwestern Mutual supporting Advisors in the best way possible," said Edward Higham, managing director of Silver Lane Partners. Silver Lane, which acted as financial advisor to the Northwestern Mutual-ClientWise transaction, declined to disclose ...
Translation: The CFA Institute can tackle the title issue before and separate from its effort to create a unified client service standard for advisors and brokers. That effort is in its early stages and could take years to conclude. The SEC was empowered by the 2018 Dodd-Frank Act to promulgate a fiduciary ...
"Without complex regulatory changes, the SEC can create an important level of transparency around current practice." To be sure, the CFA Institute supports broader efforts to harmonize standards of care for advisors and brokers, citing investor surrounding confusion about requirements to act in a client's ...
Jan. 08--A Charlotte investment adviser indicted for allegedly defrauding dozens of investors has agreed to plead guilty to securities fraud and tax evasion charges, according to an agreement filed in U.S. District Court in Charlotte. A federal grand jury returned a criminal indictment in December 2016 ...
A new Special Report from the third annual advisor Authority Study, commissioned by Jefferson National, operating as Nationwide's advisory solutions business, and conducted online by The Harris Poll, profiles Generation X investors identifying key market opportunities for financial advisors. The latest ...

Today the National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) is pleased to announce the 2018 Top Retirement Plan advisors Under 40. Established in 2014, this year the list is drawn from nominations provided by NAPA broker-dealer/RIA Firm Partners, vetted by a blue ribbon panel of senior advisor industry ...
Airmen in nearly 20 Air Force jobs, from special operations pilot to intelligence analyst to general medical officer, can apply to the 12- to 18-month combat aviation advisor training program. advisors can be deployed to both hostile and friendly regions to train allied nations' aviation units in tactics, ...
More distressing than the rates of financial malfeasance was just how little advisors were punished for them. Roughly 30 percent of the bad apples in the study were repeat offenders, with an advisor with a past record of misconduct five times more likely to engage in misconduct again in any given year.
Airmen in nearly 20 Air Force jobs, from special operations pilot to intelligence analyst to general medical officer, can apply to the 12- to 18-month combat aviation advisor training program. advisors can be deployed to both hostile and friendly regions to train allied nations' aviation units in tactics, ...
The raises Hassett was referring to were announced by many companies in the immediate aftermath of the final GOP tax bill passing Congress. Before his appointment, Hassett was an economist at the American Enterprise Institute. He had also been a consultant to the Treasury Department and an advisor ...
After 21 years with his previous company, Trimpe said, for him, a chief appeal of Raymond James was the culture and philosophy that espoused a more advisor-centered - and client-centered - approach. "It takes me back to the way things used to be," he said, "when Advisors owned their own business ...
investment advisors looking to add some heft to their professional credentials now have a new platform for industry growth - a new certified management professional designation. The wealth management Certified Professional program comes from the Bryn Mawr, Pa.-based American College of Financial ...
Ron Surz spells out some investing lessons from the past 92 years - and your correspondent derives some lessons from his lessons. Adam Hoffman, CFA continues his series on non-deductible IRAs for those whose income is "too high." BlackRock: Make your retirement investing as automatic as possible.
Last Updated Jan 8, 2018 10:44 AM EST. President Donald Trump's senior policy adviser Stephen Miller was "escorted" off a CNN TV set in Washington on Sunday by the network's security officers following a contentious interview with Jake Tapper, CNN has said. A CNN source told CBS News that Miller ...
"There is no 'typical rate' for fee-only advisors," says Jacqueline O'Reilly, NAPFA's marketing and communications manager. "They all have different fees and it would depend upon your needs and which advisor you choose." They may charge a percentage of assets under management (typically how ...
During his appearance on CNN's State of the Union, Donald Trump's senior advisor Stephen Miller refused to answer most of the questions Jake Tapper posed to him about the book, trying instead to sing the praises of the president in terms that may as well have been scripted by the president himself.
Question: I have been working with a financial planner for a few years and I'm not satisfied. It isn't so much about the investment part. That's been OK. But I just don't feel like he knows I am alive. Is it too much to expect to be able to find someone who will take care of me and my money? Answer: It is not too ...
Members of the Air Force special operations Combat aviation advisor community unveiled a newly-approved beret for those who have demonstrated specialized combat advisor skills during a ceremony on Saturday. Combat Aviation Advisors (CAA) will don the brown beret, marking the first time in history ...
The good news according to BlackRock is that current retirees are doing just fine. In an article called "The Unexpected Resiliency of Retirement Assets," most of a cohort of retirees under study still have 80% of their retirement savings intact two decades into their retirement. I assume everybody will ...
Ladenburg Thalmann is rolling out a centralized due diligence platform for its five independent broker-dealers to be led by Thayer Gallison, who recently led investment research and product due diligence for the advisor Group of IBDs. In this role, Gallison will work with executives and about 4,000 Advisors ...
The questions include clarification of advisors' licenses, compensation, services and products, along with whether any regulators have disciplined them. Public databases already make many of the answers available for any advisor, but such inquiries by clients would make the issues express up front.
THINKadvisor: What are the Top 3 most valued advisor characteristics in MIT AgeLab's social media study? JOHN DIEHL: Personalization: "My advisor knows me and understands my situation and how I feel about things." That helps advisors customize investment recommendations. Empathy: "My ...
A marijuana policy advisor to Attorney General Jeff Sessions is promoting an aggressive drug testing regimen -- and stands to gain from it, The Daily Beast reported. Dr. Robert DuPont met with Sessions and an exclusive group of Drug Policy experts to discuss the federal government's response to ...
Roger Nusbaum stresses what has to give in order to make your retirement numbers work. Kevin Wilson analyzes the science and economics of climate change. John M. Mason: What has caused the decline in the dollar? As longtime readers know, I like Roger Nusbaum's articles because they're "real.
A new online tool from AARP will help people screen advisors before choosing to work with one. The free tool, AARP Interview an advisor, was launched in partnership with the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA).
Michael Wolff's book, "Fire and Fury," describes colorful comments made by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, former chief of staff Reince Priebus, chief economic advisor Gary Cohn and National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster. "There was now a fair amount of back-of-the-classroom giggling about who ...
The ban prevents the financial giant's roughly 17,000 advisors from pitching investments related to bitcoin and executing client requests to trade Grayscale's bitcoin investment trust (GBTC), The Wall Street Journal said, citing a person familiar with the matter. "The decision to close GBTC to new purchases is ...
Why is it so important for your advisor to be a fiduciary? Because they are legally bound to act in your best interest over their own. advisors who are not fiduciaries are not legally required to recommend what is best for you as the client. When an advisor is paid on commission or has specified sales goals, ...
In general, financial planners do not have the best reputation. I should know -- I've been working in the industry for the past 20 years. I have been to cocktail parties where people walk away the moment they hear that I'm a financial advisor. But why? And what should we do about it?
I tend to refer to this mistake as my "nightmare story" and it involved losing my biggest client (and his large circle of influence) because I failed to convey to him my value as an advisor. I slipped into the trap of being a salesperson instead of a fiduciary and it taught me a lesson I will never forget. As Advisors ...
While Advisors can get new clients in many ways - recommendations, meeting people, advertising and social media - one experience taught Sholanki that new clients can ... After having a good conversation with one prospect, Sholanki was told the prospect already had an advisor he was happy with.
Even in a year with vanilla index funds generating returns of near 20 percent, bad-apple Advisors and brokers saw the need to be greedy. We list some of the more egregious complaints filed by U.S. authorities in 2017 among the hundreds of complaints filed by federal and state enforcement officials.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - As we prepare to head into the new year, many of us are making resolutions to get fit, cross items off our bucket lists, or otherwise improve our lives in 2018. Making financial resolutions should be on your agenda, too. Therese Vita, a wealth advisor with KeyBank, joined News 4's ...
The most successful podcasts combine great content with professional production values, appealing speakers, good editing, frequent posting and a great website. No one wants to listen to guests calling in on a noisy cellphone with dogs barking in the background. We looked for relevant production values ...
consumers set new records for dollars spent this holiday season, according to Mastercard Spending Pulse, which tracks this data. That means America didn't take my advice on giving the gift of financial responsibility, by paying down a student loan instead of giving an iPhone, for example. Not one to give ...
As 2017 comes to close, Advisors are reflecting on the past 12 months and preparing for a new year. Those looking to improve their practices are undoubtedly reviewing their current technology stack, eager to determine which tools to add, keep, or replace. Though there are an increasing number of exciting ...
A huge part of how Advisors help people is by steering them away from financially destructive behaviors like panic-selling after a large decline or putting 25% of their assets in bitcoin or a lottery-ticket biotech stock. Fear and greed are powerful motivators, and anytime an advisor helps prevent a client from ...
"My experience has shown me that one critical area of should be downsizing your primary residence. Carrying sizable mortgage debt and the monthly payments therein into retirement can undermine your retirement," said Bank of America Merrill Lynch wealth management advisor, Aubrey Lee, Jr., who is ...


 

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