The Smart Advisor

This MD-turned-CFP relies on the “BATHE” psychiatric tool to help discern what’s really going on with clients.

Why advisor Kimberly Foss hopes the Fed does raise interest rates.

Advisors should urge clients to think long term before and after the Fed announcement on rates, says Allan Roth.

A group of independent advisors want to show educators they have other options for managing their finances than costly products from insurance firms.

The recent FinDEVr conference showcased dozens of cutting-edge tools, platforms and technology integrations in financial services. Here are a few of the most innovative ideas I saw.

Financial advisors: Here's how to get a baseline reading of your own firm's practices.

Investors often give their advisors the wrong objectives for a portfolio. Here's how to steer them in the right direction.

As regulatory scrutiny intensifies, advisors must design and support policies and processes to avoid compliance missteps. New technology tools can help.

With an estimated $2 trillion "in motion" due to divorce or widowhood among American women, a thorough understanding of such major transitional moments may help financial advisors protect and even expand their practices.

To help clients, make sure you understand the answers to a few of the most common Medicare questions -- and can suggest resources for more information.

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