The Client: Behavioral finance
February 26, 2021
Retirement: When the Best Laid Plans Go Awry
Advisors can plan for every contingency, but when panic sets in, even the best-laid plans require some behavioral coaching.
February 17, 2021
FAs Weigh In: Emotional Responses to Markets Amid Pandemic Off the Charts
Fusion Family Wealth’s CEO says investors’ pandemic-related fears have driven emotional responses to financial markets to levels he had not seen in his three decades in the advisory industry.
February 12, 2021
Fewer U.S. Households Delegating Investment Decisions to Professionals
More rely on their own knowledge or that of their spouse/partner than the advice of financial professionals, according to research from Hearts & Wallets.
February 10, 2021
Most Aren’t Confident About Their Financial Resilience: Edward Jones
And most of the survey respondents turn to families and friends for guidance when faced with difficult financial decisions, according to the firm.
February 1, 2021
GameStop Frenzy — Clients Confused; FAs Set Them Straight
Some clients asked: "Should I be worried about this?" Others wanted to know: "How can I get in on the action?"
January 20, 2021
Merrill Transforms FAs' Client Communications Tactics
Face-to-face meetings occur rarely, WebEx engagement has gone up fivefold and the wirehouse will have “little to no reliance” on trainee cold calling, according to a senior executive.
January 14, 2021
Wells Taps Beth Renner to Lead New Wealth, Investment Mgmt Advice Center
Renner will report to Michael Liersch, head of advice and planning at Wells Fargo’s wealth management unit.
January 14, 2021
Citigroup Consolidates Global Wealth Management Business
Citi Global Wealth serves clients from the affluent segment to ultra-high-net-worth individuals.
January 4, 2021
Wirehouse Executives’ Promises for 2021
New and improved technology, such as fractional share capacity, is on the agenda, according to execs’ previously announced plans for 2021.
December 30, 2020
BofA: FAs Are Chief Source of Information for Affluent Americans
Advisors may be able to help many affluent investors worried about their financial future, although younger investors are also lured by online investment management platforms, according to the results of a recent survey.