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.
Management fees can eat away most of a fund's yields says Vanguard's founder; Plus, what you need to know about Medicaid and long-term care and how two men who saved the same amount for retirement wound up $234K apart
Converting a traditional IRA to a Roth account before year's end can be a great strategy in tax planning; Plus, the myth of the dumb 401(k) investor and the new wage base for 2015 Social Security taxes and benefits more »
Where should clients put income from a side consulting job when they've maxed out their retirement plan contributions?; Plus, one of the most important retirement decisions you need to make; And don't the next downturn undermine your retirement. more »
The IRS has released its new contribution levels for tax-deferred savings plans in 2015 -- and the higher dollar figures may mean more to clients right now than in other years, says CFP/CPA planner Karl Schwartz. more »