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Schwab study: Firms want people skills more than analytical prowess

November 15, 2017

For entry-level employees at advisory firms, the human touch is much more important than number-crunching skills, according to this year's Schwab Independent Advisor Outlook Study, whose findings were released this week in tandem with the annual...

Tap role models to maximize efficiency

November 6, 2017

Every financial adviser wants to serve his or her clients, operate more efficiently and effectively, and build their business. But how do you divvy up limited time and resources? How much of your day should be spent managing assets and how much...

4 questions every adviser should be able to answer

November 1, 2017

Greek philosopher Heraclitus introduced the world to a fundamental doctrine that governs us to this day: change is the only constant. Last week, as an attendee at Singularity University, I was fortunate enough to fully understand the gravity...

Salesforce partners with IBM Watson for AI use in CRM

November 7, 2017

Salesforce is making it easier for developers to use IBM Watson's artificial intelligence engine within the firm's customer relationship management software, which could lead to some exciting new technology for advisers. To kick off the annual...

InvestmentNews honors firm best practices

October 25, 2017

InvestmentNews recognized 21 financial advice firms with Best Practices awards on Oct. 17, at a ceremony held in Boston. These firms rank among the top quartile of more than 700 independent advisory firms that participated in the 2017 Adviser...

Prepare clients for the terror of falling markets

October 30, 2017

It's witching season and while our costumed children invade our neighborhoods for candies and treats, almost no-one considers the "trick" part of the equation anymore. It's much the same way for investors today; it's been nothing but treats...

The next frontier of advice

October 23, 2017

Financial advisors have an opportunity to redefine their value and their role in clients' lives through deeper conversations that lead to meaningful connections and increased client confidence. This guide can help advisors gain a better understanding...

8 top tax and estate-planning tips

October 28, 2017

​ Let's face it, tax and estate planning can be complicated. The good news is, it doesn't always have to be. We talked to experts to get the lowdown on their top techniques for tax and estate planning. In other words, what underutilized yet...

Finding common ground with clients from different ethnic groups

October 19, 2017

Investing involves money and money is personal. This business changes constantly, but what always remains the same is building trust and strong relationships with your clients. It's the key to growing your business. The best relationships are...

The Philosophy of Goal-based Investment Planning

October 19, 2017

Dr. Michael Finke, CFP®, Dean and Chief Academic Officer, The American College of Financial Services Most of us view our investment portfolio as numbers on a screen. However, investments represent money that we set aside for some future purpose...

How does your advisory firm stack up?

October 18, 2017

With talent so hard to find and keep at advice firms, each practice should have a clear handle on how well it is – or isn't – compensating its brilliant workforce. The benchmarking data below show the greatest range of salaries occurs in...

IMCA rebrands to attract broader audience

October 17, 2017

The Investment Management Consultants Association has rebranded as the Investments & Wealth Institute, as it seeks to position itself to a broader swath of financial advice professionals, the group announced Tuesday. In addition to the name...

Charles Schwab runs TV ads to promote independent, fiduciary advice model

October 16, 2017

Schwab Advisor Services on Monday launched national television advertisements meant to promote the benefits of an independent financial adviser to would-be high-net-worth investor clients. The ads, part of a broader "Independent Difference"...

To see the future of wealth planning, look to your car

October 5, 2017

People, supported by technology, are going to chart new futures that draw upon a dynamic mix of planning, budgeting and tax-smart portfolio management. Traditional wealth planning is a challenge for both the client and the financial adviser....

Report details rampant elder financial abuse

October 12, 2017

Americans 62 and older, both rich and poor, are the target of widespread financial abuse from mortgage companies, banks, credit bureaus and debt collectors, according to a new report released Thursday. Two nonprofit public interest groups, the...

The trials of converting to new financial planning software

October 2, 2017

Probably the only thing evolving quicker than the financial planning industry is the technology that supports it. It's nearly impossible to peruse an industry publication without reading about a new fintech merger or an update on the fiercely...

Philanthropic advisers: Making a difference in the lives of others

September 30, 2017

Financial advisers have once again received well-deserved accolades for their outstanding and inspirational volunteer work.

Make sure your culture is compelling and built on core values

September 5, 2017

Workplace culture. It's a topic that has quickly become a hot-button issue for small businesses and large corporations alike. So much so, it has become one of those over-used and sometimes loathed buzzwords littering modern-day business discourse....

Advisers and firms honored for charitable giving

September 28, 2017

Five financial advisers and two firms received top honors Thursday night at the annual Invest in Others Awards, formerly known as the Community Leadership Awards, presented by the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation. The awards program, in...

Digitize your data to elevate your business strategy

September 26, 2017

Research shows many wealth management firms recognize that digital strategy for customer engagement and operational excellence is a top priority. But the idea of digitally transforming a business can feel intimidating. Where to start? What will...

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