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Best of the Best: Leadership Award Finalist Henry Yoshida

Now in its seventh year, the 401(k) Advisor Leadership Award continues to recognize leadership, innovation and contributions to the retirement plan industry with the sales, marketing and establishment of 401(k) plans. This is the second of three profiles of the finalists for the 2014 NAPA 401(k) Leadership Award: Alliance Benefit Group Financial Services, represented by Bradley K. Arends, J.D.; Compass Financial Partners, represented by Kathleen A. Kelly, CRPS®, AIFA®; and Maresh Yoshida 401(k) Group, represented by Henry Yoshida, CFP®, CIMA®.   Read More

Avoiding Financially Dysfunctional Behavior

One of the challenges investment professionals face is figuring out effective ways of helping some clients become smarter about their decisions. This is key to offsetting what Nobel Laureate Robert C. Merton calls “financially dysfunctional behavior.” Merton was the keynote speaker at a gathering of researchers, educators, financial advisers and regulators to discuss how household financial decisions might be improved through a combination of better education, advice and oversight of business practices.   Read More