Altering the various components of a portfolio does not improve performance 100% of the time. However, it does improve the outcome often enough that it’s worth teaching your clients the ins and outs of this investment technique.
Despite numerous public discussions and debates about the preferences, attitudes and habits of Generation Y (Gen Y, or Millennials), they remain enigmatic for many marketers and businesses. This means that they represent an essential client-pool for financial advisors and a vital target for the future. Read this white paper to find out just how much of an impact the Millennials will have on economic growth and what their perspective is on financial services, savings goals, retirement planning and investment products
Culture is pivotal because it plays a key role in determining how firms make decisions to achieve their business objectives. Culture is at the heart of competitive advantage today; this is particularly the case for investment firms where people and their judgments are the chief assets. A firm’s culture creates the context and incentive structure to support an investment process based on a longer time horizon, a collaborative team approach that can integrate diverse insights and robust risk management. Culture also underpins business decisions, including talent management, strategy and capacity management. A strong culture in investment management firms is a requirement for sustainable alpha-generation.
Millennials may be the most important demographic in the marketplace today—and the most misunderstood. However, because of their size (85 million) and spending power ($1.3 trillion), the Millennial generation is already reshaping the marketplace and will continue to do so for years to come. In the first part of this illustrated report, you’ll discover how to reach this important business segment and how to get their business.