What makes a broker successful? Age, experience, years at one firm, education--the more of all those things, the better. One other helpful hint: It's not where you work, but how you work that is important.
Pending legislation could clear the way for advisors with 401(k) business to sell financial advice to plan participants. On May 14, the House of Representatives passed the Pension Security Act of 2003, the first step to opening the door for 401(k) plan providers to offer investment advice.
A traditional advisor/client relationship may exist in your practice today—you meet with your client, provide guidance, answer questions and plan for their future. But, what happens when your clients leave your office?...More
With health care, health insurance and pharmaceutical issuers representing approximately 10% of the high-yield index, our analysts are keeping a close eye on both regulations impacting the sector and the impending U.S. presidential election,...More
In this season of change, cut through interest-rate noise. Get past the chatter and learn how to potentially optimize clients' fixed-income portfolios for income, diversification, flexibility, and tax benefits....More