Commentary http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6618/more en Editor's Letter: February 2016 http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/editors-letter-february-2016 <div class="field-deck"> Nothing Stays Simple </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For most investors with a 10-year plus horizon, the trend toward simple, passive index investing, at least for core positions, is irrefutable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/editors-letter-february-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/etfs/editors-letter-february-2016#comments Commentary ETFs Mon, 01 Feb 2016 15:18:00 +0000 1095251 at http://wealthmanagement.com Editor's Letter: January 2016 http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-january-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Welcome to the first issue of WealthManagement, formerly REP. magazine. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-january-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-january-2016#comments Industry Commentary Tue, 05 Jan 2016 11:06:00 +0000 1060711 at http://wealthmanagement.com Editor's Letter: December 2015 http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-december-2015 <div class="field-deck"> What's in a Name? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The theme of this issue is the evolution of wealth management—both the practice of it, as well as our own project here at REP. magazine. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-december-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-december-2015#comments Industry Commentary Tue, 08 Dec 2015 14:00:00 +0000 1041991 at http://wealthmanagement.com View From The Top: Complexity, Diversity and a Greater Need for Advice http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/view-top-complexity-diversity-and-greater-need-advice <div class="field-byline"> John Thiel, Head of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As long as we can anticipate and adapt to changing times with new technologies and innovations, while responding to people’s needs with the best advice we can give, our industry’s place in the fabric of American life will remain secure. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/view-top-complexity-diversity-and-greater-need-advice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/view-top-complexity-diversity-and-greater-need-advice#comments Commentary Wirehouse Mon, 07 Dec 2015 11:25:00 +0000 1043211 at http://wealthmanagement.com Photo Courtesy of Merrill Lynch View From The Top: The Next 25 Years http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/view-top-next-25-years <div class="field-byline"> Mary Mack, President and Head of Wells Fargo Advisors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the growth of technology and alternative ways to deliver advice, it’s very easy to focus on the challenges advisors face, but we should also focus on the opportunities that technology creates for advisors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/view-top-next-25-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/view-top-next-25-years#comments Commentary Wirehouse Mon, 07 Dec 2015 11:20:00 +0000 1043201 at http://wealthmanagement.com Photo by Mark Katzman View From The Top: Customized Outcomes http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/view-top-customized-outcomes <div class="field-byline"> Brian P. Hull, Head of the Client Advisory Group, UBS Wealth Management Americas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What was true in 1990 remains true in 2015: There is still a need for financial advisors to build and sustain a trusted and valued relationship with their clients.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/view-top-customized-outcomes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/view-top-customized-outcomes#comments Commentary Wirehouse Mon, 07 Dec 2015 11:15:00 +0000 1043191 at http://wealthmanagement.com Photo by Jered Haag View From the Top: The Durability of Wealth Management http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/view-top-durability-wealth-management <div class="field-byline"> Gregory J. Fleming, President, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Morgan Stanley's Greg Fleming has witnessed firsthand the power and durability of the wealth management business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/view-top-durability-wealth-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/view-top-durability-wealth-management#comments Commentary Wirehouse Mon, 07 Dec 2015 11:05:00 +0000 1043161 at http://wealthmanagement.com Photo by David Yellen Editor's Letter: November 2015: http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-november-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Change and Opportunity </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are big changes coming to the magazine you are currently reading. It’s a bit early to give you all the details, but it’s safe to say in January, REP. will look a lot different. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-november-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-november-2015#comments Industry Commentary Mon, 02 Nov 2015 13:00:00 +0000 1022951 at http://wealthmanagement.com Highlights from Raymond James Women's Event http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/highlights-raymond-james-womens-event <div class="field-byline"> Anthea Penrose </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At Raymond James annual Women’s Symposium last week, women advisors met to share ideas and stories on how to succeed in the business today, touching on themes like the need to build confidence, help each other be successful, lean in and raise their hands. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/highlights-raymond-james-womens-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/highlights-raymond-james-womens-event#comments Industry Commentary Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:59:00 +0000 1008281 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Michelle Lynch, Director of Raymond James Network for Women Advisors</p> Editor's Letter: October 2015 http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-october-2015 <div class="field-deck"> Middle-Class Financial Advice </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Who else needs but doesn't get financial advice? The middle class. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-october-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-october-2015#comments Industry Client Relations Commentary Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:28:00 +0000 1001081 at http://wealthmanagement.com