Managing a Practice

Managing a Practice

Managing a Practice covers the ways that advisors can profitably and successfully run their businesses. It includes practical topics like business systems, advisor fees and client services, as well as professional development and growth strategies. Also covered are overall industry trends and ethics and compliance, as well the various service providers and vendors that advisors partner with to build, grow and manage their practices.

What Happens in Vegas…

The Silver State — with little fanfare and precious little notice — on July 1 enacted legislation that subjects broker-dealers and advisors doing business in Nevada to a new fiduciary standard, and one that explicitly allows the client to sue under state law. And it might inspire similar actions in other states.   Read More

Does a Large Retiree Population Affect Investment Returns?

In analyzing relationships between the age structure of the population and investment returns, the researchers found some evidence that a population with more retirees than workers increases the supply of savings and drives down investment returns, according to a compilation of research reviewed in a recent issue brief by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College (CRR).   Read More