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Consumer Financial Protection Board Weighs In On Senior Advisor Designations; Says SEC, States, And Other Lawmakers Must Act
(Matching tags: CFPB,Advisor businesses,regulation,client education,fraud)
Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB), an agency created by Dodd-Frank Act as an uber-regulator of financial services in the U.S., issued a report and recommendations today addressing the problem ...
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Merrill's Thiel Says Advisors Must Change The Conversation With Clients, But His Comments Come Four Years After The Financial Crisis
(Matching tags: advisor industry people,asset management,broker-dealers,client education,investment advisors,Merrill Lynch,behavioral finance)
To overcome the dramatic decline in public trust in banks since the financial crisis, financial advisors need to change the dialogue they are having with
s, Merrill Lynch wealth management chief, ...
Thursday, April 25, 2013
What Every Financial Advisor Needs To Know About Producing Videos; An Essential Guide For Financial Advisors
(Matching tags: advisor websites,client education,videos,marketing,client communications)
If the fact that every financial advisor needs to know anything about producing videos is news to you, then you better sit down and listen. People watch videos on the Web. I have a presentation on my ...
Thursday, April 18, 2013
SEI Survey: Increased Focus On Taxes Creates Opportunity For Advisors
(Matching tags: Advisor businesses,client service,client education,client retention,client satisfaction,Taxes,Tax Management,Tax Changes,tax planning)
SEI Identifies Tips for Advisors to Add Value through Tax-Managed Strategies Throughout the Year...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Continuous Client Service - Lock in Loyalty and Build Your Business
(Matching tags: client communications,client education,client feedback,client loyalty,client referrals,client retention,client satisfaction,client service)
Find out how SEI can help you take your business to the next level with a “continuous” approach to
service. Register today to receive Part 2 in our End-to-End Excellence video series ...
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Free Social Security Benefits Evaluator Determine An Appropriate Social Security Strategy That Aligns With Financial Goals
(Matching tags: social security,income planning,marketing,differentiation,client education)
T. Rowe Price has launched the Social Security Benefits Evaluator, a free online calculator to help individuals decide what Social Security strategy may be suitable for their financial goals. Advisors ...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Nearly 80% Of Americans Admit To Money Mistakes
(Matching tags: behavioral finance,retirement planning,client education)
Not saving enough for retirement topped the list of money mistakes (26%) followed by inadequate tracking of spending (20%) and taking on too much debt (13%), according to a recent survey. Just 8% of respondents ...
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Why Advisor Products Rarely Gets Covered In The Trade Press And Advice For Advisors About Their Client Newsletters
(Matching tags: SEO,internet marketing,integrity,client education,marketing,Offbeat,advisor industry people)
A post in AdvisorOne today about the “debate” over whether to get a canned or customized newsletter tells advisors what they already know—you can build a canned or customized newsletter—and ...
Thursday, March 07, 2013
NPR Reports On “The Personal Finance Industrial Complex” And Says The Only Person You Should Trust With Your Money Is Yourself
(Matching tags: public relations,SEO,profession,client education,fiduciaries)
NPR’s Michel Martin interviewed a financial journalist yesterday and they together bashed financial advisors. What's happening is not simply part of a longstanding tradition in which the consumer ...
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Junk Bond Issuers Join Crowd Warning Of Interest Rate Risk On Bonds
(Matching tags: markets,Economic Outlook,client education)
Now, even junk bond issuers are warning that prices on the bonds will drop when interest rates rise. They say their job is to properly structure deals for companies that can fulfill the obligations ...
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Make Sure Your Clients Either Have An Appropriate Tax Preparer For Their Needs Or Know What To Look For In Choosing One
(Matching tags: client education,Advisor businesses,Taxes)
... But how many of your
s are savvy when it comes to picking someone to prepare their taxes? It may be easy to overestimate
s’ ability to choose well. And not choosing well ...
Monday, February 18, 2013
Richness Of Junk Bond Market Raises Concern Even Among Fed
(Matching tags: client education,investing for income,bonds)
Bond analysts are warning that covenants on the junk bond market are weaker than ever. Even a Fed governor is warning about the richness of the market. All the while, the Fed’s targeted ...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Last Research Magazine Article Review: Why Retail Investors Are Leaving The Equities Markets
(Matching tags: client education,markets,stocks)
It’s February 1 and the last day to include an overview of a story in Research Magazine’s February issue as highlighted by Advisor One. Today’s article is on why middle class investors ...
Friday, February 01, 2013
New Online Lead Generation Engines Are Flipping Standard Referral Methods On Their Heads
(Matching tags: Advisor businesses,client education,prospecting)
... as reported by Advisor One. Instead of advisors seeking out
s seek out advisors online, just as they would a plumber, roofer, or even a future spouse. ...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Advisor One Offers Preview Into February Issue Of Research Magazine On Topics Including The Value Advisors Bring To Clients; A4A Will Review Them Over The Course Of The Week
(Matching tags: client education,Advisor businesses,financial planning,feedback)
... few additional thoughts on the focus of the issue as well as tips for assimilating the unformation into your own practice. Today, we'll look at the value advisors bring to their
Monday, January 28, 2013
Different Aspect Of Retirement Planning Could Differentiate Your Practice Instantly
(Matching tags: client education,retirement planning,Advisor businesses)
An important aspect of retirement planning likely gets little attention from advisors as they work to set up a plan to ensure retirees will not outlive their assets.
s may secretly be ...
Friday, January 25, 2013
Permanence Of $5 Million Estate And Gift Tax Exclusion Moves Investor Focus To Whether Heirs Can Handle Such A Large Inheritance
(Matching tags: client education,estate planning,new tax rules)
Many investors breathed a sigh of relief when the estate and gift tax exclusion of $5 million was made permanent right at the end of 2012. Then a new reality dawned on them: are their heirs ...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Orphaned 401(K)s Offer Prime Opportunity For Increased Business From Existing Clients; It's Also An Area Overlooked By Large Banks And Institutions
(Matching tags: client education,Advisor businesses,retirement planning)
The 401(K) plans that get left behind when investors change jobs present a huge opportunity for advisors looking to add assets under management. Ten percent of investors who had left plans ...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
(Matching tags: goals,client education,client loyalty,legacy,charitable giving,financial planning,philanthropy,client communications)
I recently and unexpectedly lost a dear friend. Not only was she a wonderful friend, a devoted wife and mother, she was also a “mover & shaker” in the community – in the best ...
Monday, January 07, 2013
Just Because Your Clients Make Less Than $450,000, Don't Think They're Exempt From Higher Taxes On Multiple Fronts
(Matching tags: Taxes,Advisor businesses,client education)
There’s an unwelcome surprise in store for taxpayers earning less than $250,000. The bill just passed to address the fiscal cliff not only raises taxes on those making over $450,000 ...
Thursday, January 03, 2013
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