The Client: Behavioral finance
October 22, 2019
Current Workers Optimistic About IRAs, 401(k)s Funding Retirement
But eight in 10 current retirees rely primarily on Social Security or pensions.
October 18, 2019
ESG Adoption Stalls Among U.S. Institutional Investors
Adoption of investment strategies aimed at sustainability and social responsibility stayed at 65% in the U.S., while it rose to 97% in the U.K. and 80% in Canada.
October 16, 2019
Gen X Savings Woes Are an Opportunity for Client Engagement
The sandwich generation are not saving and investing as much as advisors believe they should.
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October 11, 2019
Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch Snagged in Uber IPO Lawsuit
The two firms, and other underwriters, are defendants in a class action questioning valuation decisions.
October 4, 2019
This Broker Explains Why the Race to Zero Commissions Isn’t a Competitive Threat to the Advisory Industry
Wall Street analysts attribute the price war in part to disruption caused by Silicon Valley start-up Robinhood Financial.
Last Comment: October 11, 2019
September 26, 2019
Here's How Quickly the Competitive Landscape for FAs Could Change
New entrants and the changing nature of financial advice are trends to watch for in the coming year.
Last Comment: September 30, 2019
September 25, 2019
Why FAs Should be Concerned About Their Clients' Personal Debt
New figures show the average American is carrying around $29,800 in personal debt, excluding mortgages.
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September 18, 2019
Most Americans Working with FAs Haven’t Discussed Estate Goals
And three-quarters of Americans haven’t even designated beneficiaries for all of their accounts.
September 9, 2019
"Advisors" Score Highest in Intelligence While "Brokers" Score Lowest in Trustworthiness in Survey Showing Titles Matter
A paper on consumer perceptions of financial professional titles suggests an alternative approach to regulating the use of the titles.
Last Comment: September 14, 2019
August 26, 2019
Gen X Least Confident About Retirement
Twenty percent of Gen Xers haven’t even saved $1,000.