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A model for the future: How model portfolios may increase satisfaction and generate net new assets

Future model

Advisors, investors and home offices could stand to gain from using model portfolios. Mark Spina explains in this post.

September 7, 2017 Categories: The Science of Advising
Practice management

Racing to the 2017 Finish Line. Your team’s 3-step fall check list.

Make your fall as productive as possible using these three ideas developed by our practice management team.

Sep 5, 2017 Categories: The Science of Advising
Transition succession

15 questions to help smooth your succession transition

Planning a smooth succession requires significant preparation, including detailed role clarity and intentional communication. Here are 15 questions to help get you there.

Jul 11, 2017 Categories: The Science of Advising
DOL Fiduciary Rule

Avoid the Woulda, Shoulda, Coulda syndrome where the DOL Fiduciary Rule is concerned

Those advisors who were waiting for clarity on the implementation deadline of the DOL Fiduciary Rule now have it: June 9, 2017. We urge advisors to start now and make sure the Four Pillars of Sustainability are firmly cemented in their practice.

May 30, 2017 Categories: The Science of Advising
Cost vs value of an advisor

2017 Value of a fiduciary advisor: more than 4%

The results are in: The value of an advisor is more than triple the typical fee advisors charge for advisory accounts.

Mar 21, 2017 Categories: The Science of Advising
Sand running through the bulbs of an hourglass

DOL rule not delayed after all

Confused about the DOL fiduciary rule implementation deadline? We’ve got you covered in this update (as of Feb 7, 2017).

Feb 7, 2017 Categories: The Science of Advising
DOL preparedness, now or later

In an uncertain DOL environment, a potential implementation path for advisors

As the DOL fiduciary rule’s April 2017 implementation deadline looms (recent attempts to delay it notwithstanding), make sure you’re prioritizing your time and energy appropriately.

Jan 17, 2017 Categories: The Science of Advising
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