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The price of financial illiteracy

The bill is past due on the choice to ignore earlier generations’ fiscal lessons

Investing in a time of ‘sharing’

While consumers might love the benefits of the ‘sharing economy’ investors and others may not

Who doesn’t want success?

Bull markets and the wealth effect can create opportunities for making very bad decisions

Will the can kick back?

Brewing generational tensions explain the current economic landscape

The value of critical thinking

The fiduciary responsibility of asking the tough questions

Inspiring financial prudence

Building a client recognition program that focuses on successful behaviors

Is your house an asset, or not?

Homeownership can have a dramatic impact on most other financial goals and obligations, particularly retirement

Explaining the active-passive management debate

In the end, there’s no one-size-fits-all investment strategy

How clients communicate

Open communication with their advisors is necessary and crucial

Getting the details right

Clients can take as much control of their financial destiny as possible by excelling on the fundamentals

Are you ready for higher taxes?

Controlling your biggest lifetime expense should be a number one priority

My lunch with Paul Volcker

The former Fed chairman on circumstances of yesterday, today and tomorrow

Enter the era of coflation

How do you describe an emerging economic phenomenon that defies historical models?

Discipline is an investor’s greatest tool

The most sucessful clients are not market-dependent

The failure of timing

Planning works because there is so much out of our control

How to fail at retirement

Failure occurs even among the best and the brightest

Who is your Kenneth Feinberg?

Learning the value of financial advice

Let history be the guide

The Fed’s unprecedented steps to insert itself into markets

Embracing collaboration

Why wise investors want legal, financial, risk and tax advisors to work together

Money mentoring lessons from Benjamin Franklin

More Americans, especially younger Americans, are practicing more self-reliance and embracing the sharing economy with enthusiasm

Investment liquidity: perception and reality

It can be easy to measure, but it also can be a desert mirage

The powerful impact of two exceptional mentors

The deaths of Kimon Zachos and Rohe Pennington are a reminder of the values they taught others

The penny-wise, pound foolish strategy of denial

From climate change to financial security, self-deception is a very human trait

Do financial advisors practice what they preach?

If they don’t, then why should their clients be listening to them?

Good gamma: Managing investor expectations

What else can be done to maximize returns and add to the retirement nest egg and income stream?
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