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.
Retirees may start their search by visiting Medicare's website where they can compare facilities; plus, a moderate retirement saver portfolio for young investors and eight things investors should be thankful for.
Changes in the industry confront asset managers on several fronts. Michael Rawson, an analyst covering passive strategies on Morningstar's manager research team, shares his expectations on the outcomes these industry shifts will bring. more »
Investors should weight the cost of paying debt with savings versus the gains from keeping the money in their retirement account; Plus, how to bolster low retirement savings, and when to consider high-yield funds. more »
Abigail Johnson has climbed the ranks of Fidelity Investments, the company started by her grandfather in 1946, over more than 25 years, starting as a stock analyst and working her way through almost every major division. more »