In the age of robo-advice and easy-access digital investing, explaining your value as an advisor has never been more important. Learn how to simplify your value proposition with three simple talking points.
Where is the industry headed, fees or commissions? We look toward the transition of commission-based, American Funds, to a fee-based model to shed light on the future of our industry.
Some advisors connect with clients through a well-crafted story, while others rely on cold-hard facts. What if we could do both? Could we develop stronger client relationships with increased investment clarity?
Understanding the importance of insulating portfolios from total market vulnerability is simple. Staying up-to-date on available strategies to dampen the effects of volatility can be tricky. Learn how Market Neutral strategies could help deliver long-sought diversification for clients.
The last year has been surprising in many ways for investors and advisors, alike. In what will be remembered for a wild ride in equities, and maybe (finally) the end to the 30-year bull market for core bonds, one thing was easily predictable – the financial press reaction to liquid alternatives’ (Diversifiers) performance for the year. Is there more to the story?
Investors of all types are voting with their money and dumping active managers of all kinds in favor of indexing at a rate not seen before. Whether it is 401k plans using life-style portfolios or major pension plans deciding to fire their long used managers and consultants, the trend is real and growing.