Top Planning Concerns for UHNW Clients Working with UHNW clients requires more than solid investment management and estate planning, according to advisor Paul Pagnato, founder of the Pagnato-Karp Group. Here are some of the other critical planning areas that advisors need to pay attention to.
Were Focusing on Baby Boomers Retirement Pat OConnell, EVP of Ameriprise Advisor Group, says the firms goal is to structure the portfolios of its baby boomer clients to last thirty years or longer in retirement.
Is there a better model for retirement planning? Michael Falk, partner with Focus Consulting Group, explains why advisors should shift their focus from stockpiling assets to covering clients' expenses.
Why is it so hard to talk to clients about fees? Cathy Curtis, a San Francisco Bay Area planner and the founder of Curtis Financial Planning, explains how full disclosure can help bring the right clients through your door.
The FPAs new president-elect, Pamela Sandy, wants to help create a more diverse face of the advisory profession, raise the organizations profile among lawmakers and build a culture at the organization to attract a new generation of planners. more »
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, in partnership with CAIA, will now require its employees in its retail distribution arm to enroll in CAIA's fundamentals of alternative investment certification program. more »
The worlds biggest bond dealers, including JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Morgan Stanley, failed to properly report trades to the industrys price-tracking system more than 11,000 times. JPMorgans penalty: About three minutes of its annual profit. more »
JPMorgan Chase & Co. reached a $13 billion deal with the U.S. Justice Department that ends probes into the banks sale of mortgage bonds, the largest amount paid by a financial firm in a settlement with the government. more »