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Liz Skinner

Reporter: Estate Planning / 529 Plans / Philanthropy

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With a focus on practice management, Liz Skinner writes about what makes some advisory firms successful and others fail to thrive. When she isn't offering advisers tips on running a profitable business, you'll find her in Kensington, Md., probably losing a tennis match to her teenage daughters or enjoying a run through Rock Creek Park.

Recent Articles

Families want details on how much to save for college

Aug 25, 2016

Financial planners can help parents decide what they can afford to save and spend

Adviser's Consultant: Building diversity at firms makes business sense

Aug 24, 2016

Broad minded approach key to cultivating diversity of clients, staff at advice firms

Surprising trials of passing down vacation homes

Aug 23, 2016

Advisers can help clients work out sibling issues and transfer homes successfully

What interns do and should not do for advisory firms

Aug 18, 2016

Advisers offer tips on running a smooth internship program that's a boon for recruitment

New research suggests banning investment advice in the media

Aug 16, 2016

Study says even when people know the quality of the information is low, the 'noise' of it being publicly broadcast causes investors to lend it more weight, which distorts markets

Even popular changes to DOL fiduciary rule are proving problematic

Aug 15, 2016

Revised revenue allowances and other adjustments, originally praised by advisers, are turning out to be less advantageous than expected

Former Eagles player defrauds football coaches, others out of $6 million

Aug 10, 2016

SEC complaint alleges Merrill Robertson Jr. and partner promised 20% and took client funds

Finra wants to up annual gift limit to $175

Aug 10, 2016

Regulator seeking common-sense changes to gift and non-cash comp rules for members

Top advisers rejecting robo-advice model

Aug 9, 2016

Most 'elite' advisers are looking to grow through personalized service to ultra-wealthy and institutional clients

Address the polarizing presidential election head-on with clients

Aug 8, 2016

In the final months leading up to the Nov. 8 vote, investors will hear more about what's wrong with America than at any other time — and will need your help not to get paralyzed by it

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