Myths, Hidden Risks and the Fiduciary Rule

Dec 15, 2016

There are only 55 business days between the presidential inauguration and the implementation of the DOL Rule. Chances are good that the law will survive in some form, so you should plan for it – and avoid getting tripped up by fallacies about the rule.

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How to Make Taxes Less of a Drag (on Performance)

We pay a lot of attention to taxes for good reason – and we think you should, too. Here’s a preview of what’s in our latest tax management white paper, including 4 steps you can take now to help build more efficient portfolios.

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3 Lessons to Win the Day (and Maybe Some Business) with Your Next Client Event

Dwight D. Eisenhower was right: “Plans are nothing. Planning is everything.” If you want to host an event to thank your clients (or get new ones), make sure you do your homework first.

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Virtual Advisors: The Robo Threat is Real

Dec 6, 2016

You’ve heard me say before that robos are good for advisors. The advice pie has become bigger and the players either have new or bigger slices. It’s been sunbeams and rainbows all around – until now.

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How Hosting a Charitable Event Can Strengthen Bonds with Clients

When you think about hosting an event for your clients, a pretty standard list of ideas probably comes to mind. But what if you planned an event that would not only benefit your clients, but your community? That would be a gift that keeps on giving.

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Multi-generational Planning: How One Advisor Keeps it In the Family

Nov 29, 2016

If your focus is on pre- (and post-) retirees, you are probably only serving a single generation. By bridging the gap between generations with value-added services, you can develop long-lasting relationships with your clients’ entire families.

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It’s Just a (Budgeting) Phase: Helping Clients with Expense Management

Nov 22, 2016

There’s technology available to help your clients through whichever budgeting phase they happen to be in. Some may put you front and center; others may have you playing a consultative role (and showing off some cool tech). But advisors should understand all the different models, even if you don’t have an active role in the implementation.

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Back to the Future (Wealth Advisor): Where Will You Be in 5 Years?

Nov 17, 2016

The times (and your clients) they are a-changing. So come gather around, advisors, wherever you roam. It’s time to rethink your business model so you can survive and thrive. (And apologies to Bob Dylan.)

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Trump Won: What to Tell Your Clients About Their Portfolios

Investors are famous for putting too much weight on events they believe will impact the market one way or another. The fact is, events don’t impact the market; the market is impacted by the reaction of investors to an event. If your clients are feeling anxious about the President-elect and his impact on their portfolios, here’s what you can tell them.

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