Michael Finke, professor and director of retirement planning and living in the personal financial planning department at Texas Tech University, discusses idiosyncratic longevity trends and risks; planning for cognitive and physical changes in old age as a fiduciary adviser; and avoiding risks and planning for a more satisfying life in retirement.
Have you wondered how an economics book written by a French professor — Thomas Piketty’s tome Capital in the Twenty-First Century with 577 pages of text and graphs plus 78 pages of notes — scaled the best-seller lists on Amazon and the New York Times? As with so many things in life, timing is a factor.
These days, the role of a fiduciary is fraught with challenges and potential pitfalls, ranging from investing in challenging market conditions to ensuring all beneficiaries are treated fairly.
At the recent Global Investment Risk Symposium, John Taft, head of RBC Wealth Management in the United States and author of READ MORE ›
Lawsuits involving estates and trusts are on the rise. Here are 10 tips for trustees to bear in mind to avoid litigation.
Benjamin Graham, the father of security analysis, once said, “The essence of investment management entails the management of risk, not the management of returns.” This is advice that every investment trustee should take to heart.
Over the past couple of weeks there have been lots of compelling articles for financial advisers. Here are some of my favorite reads in case you missed them.
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