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The Bottom Line on Interest Rates: Discovering Overlooked Opportunities for Returns

April 14, 2015

Many advisers and their clients tend to underestimate the impact that the looming changes in interest rates can have on the values of different companies and ultimately the performance of their stocks. Not all companies are created equal, however, and advisers are often overlooking some fundamental drivers of out-performance.

Point-Counterpoint: Active vs. Passive

April 07, 2015

Since the financial crisis, passive investments have become the go-to choice for droves of people who have bought into the argument that beating the market is impossible. Nonetheless, active managers still manage billions of dollars and continue to pitch their value. This year, with equities entering the seventh year of a bull market and interest rates poised to rise, putting an end to an over-extended rally in bonds, could be the year that puts active managers back on the map. Or not.

Selectivity: Uncovering Opportunities in Global Fixed Income

March 31, 2015

Several years of strong performance have made it harder to find value in fixed income. And recently, a stronger dollar has weighed on international bond returns, raising doubts about the benefits of global diversification. With central bank policy diverging and volatility rising, now is not the time to abandon a globally diversified approach to fixed income. But greater selectivity will be required. Join a conversation with Ted Wiese, Head of the Fixed Income Division at T. Rowe Price, and Jim Cronin, the firm's Head of USIS Financial Advisors-Broker/Dealer, as they answer questions on the minds of financial advisors and share their views on what lies ahead in this challenging fixed income environment.

  • Accepted by the CFP Board for 1 CE credit and by IMCA for 1 CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® CE credit.

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Using technology to drive productivity and profitability

March 24, 2015

InvestmentNews Research and our panel of industry experts will highlight the latest trends in technology spending and implementation - and ultimately how top firms are generating exceptional returns on their technology investments.

  • Accepted by IMCA for 1 CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® CE credit.

Emerging Markets: Opportunities in 2015 and Beyond

March 10, 2015

As investors continue to flock to equities, savvy advisers are searching for new sectors. With that in mind, what does the future hold for emerging markets?

Join InvestmentNews for a conversation with Gary Greenberg, the portfolio manager of the Calvert Emerging Markets Equity Fund, and Bennett Freeman, Calvert's senior vice president of sustainability research and policy, to gain perspectives on the current state of emerging markets and how to position yourself for the road ahead.

  • Accepted by the CFP Board for 1 CE credit and by IMCA for 1 CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® CE credit.

Social Security Bootcamp: The retirement income puzzle

March 03, 2015

Social Security represents one piece of the retirement puzzle. The decision of when and how to claim Social Security needs to fit into clients' larger retirement income plan.

This webcast, with InvestmentNews contributing editor and resident Social Security expert Mary Beth Franklin, will cover how to fit Social Security claiming into the broader retirement income discussion. She will discuss the ramifications of tapping qualified retirement accounts before claiming Social Security.

  • Accepted by the CFP Board for 1 CE credit and by IMCA for 1 CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® CE credit.

Behavioral finance: Why do investors make the wrong moves at the wrong times?

February 05, 2015

Advisers constantly deal with a baffling set of paradoxes from clients: They want safety and growth, but constantly try to beat the market and are quick to look for answers when portfolios underperform. They call themselves buy-and-hold investors, but rely on their adviser when volatility spikes and they want in or out.

  • Accepted by IMCA for 1 CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® CE credit.

Advisers on the Move: What to know before you go

January 20, 2015

With thousands of advisers expected to change firms in 2015, there are more options than ever to consider when evaluating a transition. To make a truly informed decision that will advance your career - and the best interests of your clients - InvestmentNews is holding an exclusive webcast that will dive deep into the most important changes and developments in the adviser landscape.

  • Accepted by IMCA for 1 CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® CE credit.

Investing Outlook 2015: How long will the good times last?

January 06, 2015

Stocks at all-time highs, interest rates poised to climb, cash (still) returning next to nothing and a plethora of newfangled products on the market. What's an adviser to do?

After a year of unexpected twists and turns, investors are no less uncertain going into the new year. Advisers need to be on top of their investing game to answer the hard questions.

  • Accepted by the CFP Board for 1 CE credit and by IMCA for 1 CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® CE credit.

Talking tax: Year-end advice from 529 experts

December 16, 2014

529 plans offer meaningful tax benefits and powerful estate planning advantages, yet remain overlooked as a practice-builder. With precious weeks left until year-end, there is still time to reach out to clients with value-added tax tips.

  • Accepted by the CFP Board for 1 CE credit and by IMCA for 1 CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® CE credit.

6 Steps to a Better Brand

December 11, 2014

After making the decision to go independent, one of the biggest challenges facing advisers is how to successfully build a brand to attract and retain the best clients. Creating a marketing plan, developing consistent referrals and establishing a strong presence in your market is difficult. Successful advisers are employing some simple strategies every day to stay a step ahead.

A deeper dive into Social Security claiming strategies: Mary Beth answers your questions

December 09, 2014

InvestmentNews' resident expert on Social Security, Mary Beth Franklin, will provide an overview of Social Security claiming strategies for married couples, same sex couples, divorcees, singles and survivors. She will then turn the floor over to the audience and open the webcast up to a live Q&A.

  • Accepted by the CFP Board for 1 CE credit.

Money in motion: The new world of fixed income

December 04, 2014

Billions of dollars in fixed income assets are now on the move and many financial advisers are looking for new strategies - and potentially a new crop of 'bond kings' - to anchor their clients' bond portfolios. In this exclusive interactive webcast, the InvestmentNews editorial team and industry experts will examine the major and recent changes in the fixed income landscape

  • Accepted by IMCA for 1 CIMA®/CIMC®/CPWA® CE credit.

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