Blogs

Aug 21, 2014

Number of Women Advisors on the Rise, Especially at Banks

The number of women in financial services is growing, but banks are leading the way. Women now represent 11.5 percent of all financial advisors, but make up 33.3 percent of advisors working at banks....More
Jun 04, 2014

How Can I Build a Community With My Clients?

By creating a tigh knit community of your clients and your centers of influence, you have the ability to retain assets, increase referrals and generate new business. Find out how!....More
Jul 30, 2013

ERISA 2013 Trends - Increased Enforcement, Confusion, Fear, Backlash

As we move into the second half of 2013, let’s take a look at some of the meaningful trends as the new ERISA regulatory requirements take hold. •June 2011: Towers Watson study revealed the following top three items on plan sponsors’ minds for the next two years: 1.Regulatory compliance; 2.Investment volatility; and 3.Vendor service....More
Jun 11, 2012

Career Risk

It's smart to know your limits. Sometimes "No" is the best answer....More
Jul 10, 2014

RIAs Focusing on Organic Growth

RIAs are concentrating on building enduring, robust businesses through referrals, rather than mergers, according to a new study....More
Apr 28, 2014

FINRA Hits The Rep While He is Down

FINRA, by its new rule, is again hurting the broker....More
Jan 18, 2014

Top Insider Trades 1/17/14: MVC, SYRG, RHP, ACSF

Which stocks are getting attention from insiders?....More
Aug 25, 2014

Beauty Pageant: Exemption Revoked and Scholarships Taxable

While beauty may be in the eye of the judges, a beauty pageant’s qualification as an Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) charity is in the eye of the Internal Revenue Service....More
Aug 18, 2014

The Blotter Report: Dirty Rotten Liars

A self-titled financial coach is in trouble over some shady financial advice while a Missouri who took off over his con starting unraveling takes a plea deal....More
Jan 21, 2014

Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector

This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector....More
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