Investment White Papers http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/44971/more en Introduction to Late Cycle High Yield Investing http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/introduction-late-cycle-high-yield-investing <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. corporate high yield market has grown from $250 billion to a $2.4 trillion industry. High yield has proven to be a solid asset class for investors, over time producing comparable returns to the S&P 500 with approximately half the volatility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/introduction-late-cycle-high-yield-investing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/introduction-late-cycle-high-yield-investing#comments Investment White Papers White Papers Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:10:00 +0000 725841 at http://wealthmanagement.com Focus On: Behavioral Finance http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/focus-behavioral-finance <div class="node-body article-body">Why do we make decisions that aren’t always in our own best interest? This group of articles from the Investments & Wealth Monitor takes a fascinating look at behavioral finance and behavioral portfolio management. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/focus-behavioral-finance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/focus-behavioral-finance#comments Investment White Papers White Papers Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:43:00 +0000 716121 at http://wealthmanagement.com Target-Date Fund Management: 10 Years, Three Principles, One Choice http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/target-date-fund-management-10-years-three-principles-one-choice <div class="node-body article-body">With the wind at their backs, sprinters have broken speed records. Similarly, the tailwind of a bull market has boosted the fortunes of equity investors over the past five years. In both cases, the pace cannot be sustained over a long period of time. Look back no further than the past 10 years for confirmation of the market’s lack of endurance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/target-date-fund-management-10-years-three-principles-one-choice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/target-date-fund-management-10-years-three-principles-one-choice#comments Investment White Papers White Papers Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:15:00 +0000 709651 at http://wealthmanagement.com Bonds Defy Expectations for First Half of 2014 http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/bonds-defy-expectations-first-half-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Global bond markets defied consensus predictions in the first half of this year. But with more muted returns are expected for the rest of 2014, investors already may have earned the bulk of this year’s returns.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/bonds-defy-expectations-first-half-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/bonds-defy-expectations-first-half-2014#comments Investment White Papers White Papers Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:04:00 +0000 639481 at http://wealthmanagement.com Managing Home Renovation Risks for High Net Worth Homeowners http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/managing-home-renovation-risks-high-net-worth-homeowners <div class="node-body article-body">An increasing number of families in recent years have been investing in the renovation of their homes, but too many do not fully appreciate the range of risks involved – from unreliable contractors and worksite injuries to property loss, lawsuits, and family safety threats. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/managing-home-renovation-risks-high-net-worth-homeowners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/managing-home-renovation-risks-high-net-worth-homeowners#comments Investment White Papers White Papers Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:25:00 +0000 662911 at http://wealthmanagement.com Active vs. Passive Investing http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/active-vs-passive-investing <div class="node-body article-body">Active versus passive—the debate continues. This group of articles looks at past empirical research, an active share update, and passive and fundamental index investing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/active-vs-passive-investing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/active-vs-passive-investing#comments Investment White Papers White Papers Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:18:00 +0000 667901 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Boutique Advantage http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/boutique-advantage <div class="node-body article-body">RidgeWorth Investments' boutiques each have their own investment philosophy, process and focus. Explore how this unique model can deliver results for advisors and investors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/boutique-advantage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/boutique-advantage#comments Investment White Papers White Papers Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:01:00 +0000 655241 at http://wealthmanagement.com Innovation Matters http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/innovation-matters <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Innovation may be difficult to define and hard to identify, but academic research suggests that innovative companies outperform. In this whitepaper Portfolio Managers explore what is Innovation, its role in successful companies and how Guinness Atkinson identifies Innovators for the Global Innovators Fund.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/innovation-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/innovation-matters#comments Investment White Papers White Papers Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:06:00 +0000 651801 at http://wealthmanagement.com Essentials of Target-Date Design and Analysis http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/essentials-target-date-design-and-analysis <div class="node-body article-body">Target-date funds are evolving with their life span covering some of the most volatile and challenging years in market history. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/essentials-target-date-design-and-analysis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/essentials-target-date-design-and-analysis#comments Investment White Papers White Papers Thu, 15 May 2014 15:26:00 +0000 560671 at http://wealthmanagement.com Advanced Portfolio Risk Management http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/advanced-portfolio-risk-management <div class="node-body article-body">This article series focuses on advanced portfolio risk. Holding true to Investment Management Consultants Association®’s reputation as the provider of advanced financial education, these articles are a sample of the content found in IMCA’s Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) and Certified Private Wealth Advisor® (CPWA®) credentials, conferences, membership, and publications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/advanced-portfolio-risk-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/white-papers/advanced-portfolio-risk-management#comments Investment White Papers White Papers Thu, 15 May 2014 15:16:00 +0000 560651 at http://wealthmanagement.com