Financial professionals often consider themselves successful when they are able to make their clients wealthy, or at least secure. But there may be an opportunity to reasonably target a more ambitious goal: helping secure their happiness.
Investment Policy Statements, long a keystone of the institutional investment world, are increasingly catching on with individual investors and financial advisers.
One of my favorite pastimes is to walk through Central Park. I find a bench, take out my newspaper, and quietly survey the scenery. This morning I did just that en route to the office, and it reminded me… READ MORE ›
The latest World Wealth Report makes the case that social media can "reinforce trust by providing a platform for open, meaningful dialogue, which is capable of also driving business."
Here are some interesting articles, photographs, radio clips, tweets, and Ted talks I've come across in recent weeks.
Back in my fomer life, I was a reporter and editor at the Financial Times, where, for a time, I edited James Altucher’s regular FT column. His musings were often irreverent and amusing and, needless to say, attracted a… READ MORE ›
Women in the United States alone control $8 trillion in investable assets and are expected to control $22 trillion by 2020, according to TD Ameritrade Institutional. Yet they remain underserved and oftentimes ignored by financial advisers.
Pop quiz: If your client wants to talk to you about effective giving strategies, are you equipped to handle the discussion?
If not, consider this: Wealthy clients are increasingly expecting their advisers to talk about philanthropy. According to the READ MORE ›
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