John Kador

John
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The Puzzler #43: Words
The following words all have an interesting property in common. What is it?
An Advisor’s Guide to Peer-to-Peer Investing 2
The new consumer lending platforms are attracting more professionally managed money as investors look to fixed income alternatives.
REP. Index: States of Taxation
Federal income tax rates are uniform across the country, but that’s only part of the story. State and local taxes have a huge impact on investment returns and retirement.
The Puzzler #42: Business Icons
Think you’re smart? Try these brainteasers that recruiters use in actual job interviews.
REP. Index: Retirement and Social Security
Statistics from John Kador regarding retirement and Social Security.
Seven Lessons Advisors Can Learn from Startups
By making small adjustments in your approach to serving clients, identifying and rewarding employees, and creating a meaningful work environment, any advisory can reap at least some of the benefits of startup success. Here are seven startup practices that you can put to work in your business.
The Puzzler #41: Common Prefix
Think you’re smart? Try these brainteasers that recruiters use in actual job interviews.
Habits of the Rich vs the Poor
Research suggests that daily behavior determines economic outcomes.
The Rep’s Guide to Ethical Wills 3
An ethical will is an attempt to transfer an intangible legacy. Here’s a guide for helping clients prepare such a document.
The Puzzler #40: Ten Cities
Think you’re smart? Try these brainteasers that recruiters use in actual job interviews.
Gallery: 10 Worst IPOs of 2013

Year-to-date percent loss of each new offer of the year (rankings are based on closing prices as of Dec. 2, 2013)

Gallery: 10 Best IPOs of 2013
Year-to-date percent gain of each new offer of the year (rankings are based on closing prices as of Dec. 2, 2013)
The Puzzler #39: Guess The Sequence
Think you’re smart? Try these brainteasers that recruiters use in actual job interviews.
Gallery: Ten Best Business Books of 2013
Over 25,000 business books were published in 2013. But if you pick up any books this year, these 10 ought to be at the top of your list.
The Puzzler: C NOTE
You have a piece of paper and a bunch of blue and red pens. Start with a blue pen and write down all the positive integers in order by spelling them out correctly using the English alphabet: ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR, etc. Use the red pen the first time you encounter the letter “C.” Assuming that it takes 10 seconds on average to spell out each integer, how long will it before you need the red pen?
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