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Investment technology: Can Alexa handle multi-account portfolio management?

March 2, 2018

Adviser technology can be overwhelming. Which CRM system is the best? What about financial planning software? Portfolio rebalancing tools? Is it better to use a rebalancing tool, or to outsource that work to a third-party manager — or even...

Demographic shifts push advisory firms to rethink tech strategies

February 28, 2018

A couple of years ago, InvestmentNews warned of the "great wealth transfer" that loomed on the horizon and detailed the risk it posed to advisers. The article unearthed some unsettling stats about what happens to the adviser-client relationship...

Trouble with your millennial advisers? Here's what you did wrong

February 27, 2018

Something odd is going on. Why are partners at established wealth management firms sounding so alarmed about their millennial advisers? Why are they pulling me aside to complain that their young associates aren't bringing in enough business?...

How market moves affect advisers' bottom line

February 27, 2018

Over the long run, markets rise, and​ for that reason, advisory or wealth management fees based on a percentage of assets managed are a long-term win for passively growing advisory firm revenue. While quarterly billing dilutes the effects...

Advisers should spend less time with most of their clients

February 27, 2018

I have a new client facing a common challenge. The firm has over $2.5 million in revenue, but the founder is feeling overwhelmed and unable to successfully scale the business any further. I asked some questions about the firm's client service...

Full list of 2018 Lipper Fund Awards winners

February 27, 2018

The Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards winners have been announced. Lipper measures the winners by their risk-adjusted returns over multiple periods. Award winners are rewarded for consistency over time, including the top 3-year, 5-year and...

How engaging with investor relations teams can provide insights into market opportunities

February 26, 2018

Today's market environment, coupled with ongoing regulatory reform, is serving as a catalyst for global companies to develop greater connectivity with all investors, including financial advisers and wealth managers. Many companies — often...

Designing the Super OSJ of the future

February 23, 2018

At an industry event last year, I caught up with a friend who runs a prosperous independent producer group that supports both his personal book of business as well as those of other successful advisers — or what some in the profession call...

Fiduciary conduct is good for business

February 21, 2018

Investment advisers have been conditioned to think of fiduciary conduct as a compliance matter. The long-debated DOL fiduciary rule, the impending SEC fiduciary rule, Finra's recent "best interest" spin on suitability, and new fiduciary laws...

Can you delegate practice management?

February 21, 2018

Just a decade ago, I would hear advisers say: • "I want to spend my time only on seeing clients — nothing else." • "I hate anything to do with human resources because I'm not good at it." • "I don't need all that practice management...

The industrialization of asset management

February 20, 2018

Model marketplaces are popping up everywhere, like daffodils in springtime. They give advisers access to model portfolios built by asset management firms and "fund strategists." Advisers can implement the models exactly as built by their creators...

The gold medal quality advisers can no longer ignore

February 20, 2018

As the 2018 Winter Olympics continue to generate headlines around the world, I've taken notice of what these athletes must inherently possess just to qualify for the Olympics, let alone win a medal. They're the gold standard for their respective...

Gun violence hits investment strategies, sparks political debates with advisers

February 16, 2018

It is perhaps a sad sign of the times when the latest episode of deadly gun violence doesn't bring a fresh wave of calls from clients seeking to screen out investments in weapons manufacturers. Financial advisers who specialize in various forms...

Morgan Stanley dropping some overseas wealth customers

February 16, 2018

Morgan Stanley told some of its international wealth-management clients to liquidate their accounts or shift to another financial institution within 30 days. "Serving the investment needs and opportunities unique to clients who reside outside...

RIA owners should know what their firm is worth, but many don't get valuations

February 15, 2018

Nothing perks up the owner of a financial advisory firm quite like a conversation about valuations, but for some reason most firm owners never make the effort to determine exactly what their business is worth until they're being acquired. "I...

Flash crash: The value of advisers in coping with uncertainty

February 14, 2018

A week ago Monday, the Dow fell 1,175 points. Although that was not anywhere near a record percentage decline, it turned out to be the biggest point decline in history. After 19 months without a 5% decline from the peaks (a record in itself),...

Don't sell your soul for a large transition package

February 14, 2018

In the 16th century book, Faust sells his soul to the devil, Mephistopheles, in exchange for 24 hours of tutelage in black magic. It was a decision he would later regret. As a financial adviser in today's world, you may be "tempted" with very...

Advisers working with their Valentines

February 13, 2018

Anyone who has ever been in a romantic relationship can probably attest to a host of benefits, challenges, pros and cons. Add to that the reality of working together and suddenly every day is Valentine's Day — or not. Dave Yeske, managing...

USAA, Edward Jones, Ameriprise ranked most understandable by clients

February 13, 2018

Investors don't just want low prices, they want financial services they can understand. A new study by Hearts & Wallets, which asked more than 5,000 households to rate their top two financial providers on service and pricing, found a firm that...

InvestmentNews Research and State Street Global Advisors Release New Study, “Women in Advice: Inspiring the Next Generation of Financial Advisers”

February 9, 2018

BOSTON, February 7, 2018 — InvestmentNews and State Street Global Advisors, the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), today announced new research into many of the reasons why women still represent a distinct minority...

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