Why Clients Need Help With Family Governance Many clients don't know this area of expertise exists, but they know they need help with it, says Paul Pagnato, whose Pagnato-Karp Group works with UHNW families. Here's how advisors can help clients with family governance.
How Can Advisors Detect Lying Clients? Many of the methods commonly used to tell if someone is lying don't actually work, says Jason Voss of the CFA Institute. Here are some techniques to help financial professionals improve their ability to detect deception.
The business is changing, says Jonathan Burkan, a wealth advisor with UBS. It's not just stocks and bonds anymore, and that means advisors must do a better job of helping clients think about estate, tax and retirement planning -- not just about the market.
Is there a better model for retirement planning? Michael Falk, partner with Focus Consulting Group, explains why advisors should shift their focus from stockpiling assets to covering clients' expenses.
In an exclusive set of interviews with On Wall Street, the industry's leading executives talk about how clients' needs are changing, technology is evolving and how firms can keep growing the bottom line.
The changing nature of retirement for clients is an opportunity for firms. "They’re still going to need advice, but the advice is going to take on a different form," says Merrill Lynch's John Thiel. "It is moving from investment advice to life advice."