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.
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.
Why is it so hard to talk to clients about fees? Cathy Curtis, a San Francisco Bay Area planner and the founder of Curtis Financial Planning, explains how full disclosure can help bring the right clients through your door.
The FPAs new president-elect, Pamela Sandy, wants to help create a more diverse face of the advisory profession, raise the organizations profile among lawmakers and build a culture at the organization to attract a new generation of planners.
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, in partnership with CAIA, will now require its employees in its retail distribution arm to enroll in CAIA's fundamentals of alternative investment certification program. more »
The worlds biggest bond dealers, including JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Morgan Stanley, failed to properly report trades to the industrys price-tracking system more than 11,000 times. JPMorgans penalty: About three minutes of its annual profit. more »
JPMorgan Chase & Co. reached a $13 billion deal with the U.S. Justice Department that ends probes into the banks sale of mortgage bonds, the largest amount paid by a financial firm in a settlement with the government. more »