Truth to tell, if it weren’t for Joel Bruckenstein’s review of custodial technology initiatives, and Deena Katz helping you get tough about your time commitments, there might not be much reason to open this issue of Financial Advisor. This particular publication engages in a lot of filler, but this issue kind of takes it to the extreme. [Read more »]
Unfortunately, Jamie Green doesn’t come out and say this, but it does look like SRI investing, and particularly impact investing, has turned an important corner in its journey to become mainstream—particularly for idealist Millennial investors.
Also in this first-of-the-year issue of Investment Advisor magazine, Mark Tibergien tells us how to attract new talent to your firm. Melanie Waddell tells you who to watch out for in Congress; the industry has apparently purchased several Congressional representatives who are now vowing to fight the idea that people who call themselves advisors should work for the best interests of their clients. Angie Herbers advises you to include the wife in your planning meetings and be sure that she’s engaged in the conversation.
Jon Henschen foresees a lot of turnover in the broker-dealer world, and this was written before a big part of Nick Schorsch’s empire filed for bankruptcy. Dan Skiles recommends that you raise your adoption rate of existing software before considering whether you should make a change. Tom Giachetti says the SEC is looking at how engaged your CCO is in compliance and regulatory affairs at your firm, Marlene Satter talks about a cybersecurity report by ExternalIT, and Cam Marsden, who researches intergenerational differences, offers some tips on how best to relate to Millennial clients.
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