Helping African-American Clients Bridge the Wealth Gap

African-Americans are lagging behind their white counterparts in retirement preparedness and wealth building. How the financial services industry is helping address this issue.

May 2017 |  Read Article

Widows, Widowers and their Advisors: A Glass Half Full

Reasons why those who are widowed keep their advisors, switch advisors or become unadvised.

April 2017 |  Read Article

Virtues Are as Important as Values

We need a clear understanding of the importance of virtue so that we can better live our values.

March 2017 |  Read Article

Diversity in Financial Services: The Time Is Now

The financial services industry can take a lesson from two organizations that have made concerted efforts around diversity and are working to create a leadership pipeline for women and minorities.

February 2017 |  Read Article

Goodbye, Vegas: What the DOL Rule Means for Reward Trips

The Department of Labor’s conflict of interest rule means that financial institutions must begin to create a new fiduciary culture.

January 2017 |  Read Article

ACA: Time for a Checkup

The Affordable Care Act has achieved some of its goals, but it needs some major changes in order to be successful.

December 2016 |  Read Article

Helping Clients Make Good Choices

Financial advisors should have the goal of increasing their clients’ autonomy in the decision-making process.

October 2016 |  Read Article

Mentors and Sponsors: We Are Our Sisters’ Keepers

Mentoring and sponsorship are terms that sometimes are used interchangeably, but they both work toward the same result: helping you reach your career goals.

September 2016 |  Read Article

The DOL Rule: Lessons From the Ant and the Grasshopper

The Department of Labor is not trying to discredit the financial services industry with this rule. It is, instead, attempting to set specific parameters around the retirement advice provided to potentially vulnerable consumers.

August 2016 |  Read Article

Ride-Sharing Services Changing Lives of Those With Special Needs

Innovations in technology will touch those involved in planning for the economic security of people living with special needs...

July 2016 |  Read Article