Blogs http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/40851/more en A Promising Future for RCAP? http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/promising-future-rcap <div class="node-body blog-body">Can Nicholas Schorsch's company continue to thrive even in the wake of his departure and accounting errors at its sister company? One outside investor makes the case it can. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/promising-future-rcap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/promising-future-rcap#comments RIAs Technology Blogs Real Estate Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:00:00 +0000 794511 at http://wealthmanagement.com Americans Are Saving More … Or Are They? http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/americans-are-saving-more-or-are-they <div class="node-body blog-body">The average U.S. household savings rate increased from about 5 percent in 2013 to 6 percent in 2014, according to a new study by Hearts & Wallets. But that savings rate may be misleading.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/americans-are-saving-more-or-are-they" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/americans-are-saving-more-or-are-they#comments Technology Blogs Equities Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:00:00 +0000 793191 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Phil Ashley/Photodisc/Thinkstock</em></p> Republican Revives Bill to Block DOL Fiduciary Rule http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/republican-revives-bill-block-dol-fiduciary-rule <div class="node-body blog-body">Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) pushed back against President Barack Obama and the Department of Labor&rsquo;s proposed fiduciary rulemaking, proposing a bill aimed at stalling the labor agency until the SEC had a chance to propose rules.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/rulebook">Rulebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/republican-revives-bill-block-dol-fiduciary-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/republican-revives-bill-block-dol-fiduciary-rule#comments Industry Blogs Rulebook Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:58:00 +0000 793271 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner</p> <p><em>Copyright <span id="spanArtist">Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images</span></em></p> Secrets to Managing Multiple Offices http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/secrets-managing-multiple-offices <div class="node-body blog-body">Employee travel and open communications are key drivers to sustaining a business with multiple offices long-term.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/indie-advisor">Indie Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/secrets-managing-multiple-offices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/secrets-managing-multiple-offices#comments RIAs Blogs Business Planning Indie Advisor Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:41:00 +0000 793061 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Robert Churchill/iStock/Thinkstock</em></p> What Financial Advisors Can Learn From Lady Gaga http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/what-financial-advisors-can-learn-lady-gaga <div class="node-body blog-body">You don't have to be a pop star, but advisors do need to have a social media presence for long-term success, writes advisor Mitch Goldberg in a guest column on CNBC.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/what-financial-advisors-can-learn-lady-gaga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/what-financial-advisors-can-learn-lady-gaga#comments Markets Blogs Fixed Income Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:00:00 +0000 792181 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Copyright Kevin Winter, Getty Images</em></p> The Finserv Symphony http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/finserv-symphony <div class="node-body blog-body">A consortium of 15 financial services firms have poured $66 million into software company, Symphony, which is developing secure messaging, chat and email capabilities</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/finserv-symphony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/finserv-symphony#comments RIAs Technology Blogs Strategies The Daily Brief Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:00:00 +0000 790541 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Copyright Mary Turner, Getty Images</p> Not So Equal Pay http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/not-so-equal-pay <div class="node-body blog-body">Based on the Current Population Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women working as personal financial advisors earned 61.3 percent of what their male counterparts earned in 2014.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/not-so-equal-pay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/not-so-equal-pay#comments Industry RIAs Technology Blogs The Daily Brief Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:00:00 +0000 788791 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Christos Georghiou/iStock/Thinkstock</em></p> The Biggest Investment Threat? You http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/biggest-investment-threat-you <div class="node-body blog-body">While advisors and their clients may look closely at oil prices, interest rates or what’s happening in Greece to have a big impact on their portfolios, the biggest threat to an investment portfolio is you.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/biggest-investment-threat-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/biggest-investment-threat-you#comments Industry Blogs Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:00:00 +0000 787471 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>OSTILL/iStock/Thinktock</em></p> I’d Have to Be Crazy http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/i-d-have-be-crazy <div class="node-body blog-body">Clients would have to be crazy not to work with a CFP professional, right? Even the most extreme daredevils wouldn’t trust a non-CFP. At least that’s the message of a new advertising campaign by the designation-granting organization.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/i-d-have-be-crazy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/i-d-have-be-crazy#comments Industry People Blogs High Net Worth The Daily Brief Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:00:00 +0000 786191 at http://wealthmanagement.com Pardon the Disruption http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/pardon-disruption <div class="node-body blog-body">A new study by TD Ameritrade found that two-thirds of U.S. adults have experienced an event that seriously disrupted their long-term saving and retirement plans. Most common: losing a job. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/pardon-disruption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/pardon-disruption#comments Legal Blogs ETFs Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:00:00 +0000 784741 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Aleksandr Frolov/iStock/Thinkstock</em></p>