Advisors

From left, Utah Valley University students Colton Peck, Doug Macdonald and McKenna Jacobsen. Together, they took first place in the Financial Planning Challenge at the Financial Planning Association’s annual conference in Minneapolis last week. Utah Valley University When Colton Peck started school at Utah Valley University, he was set on being an accountant. But after
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Kenneth Fisher, chief executive officer of Fisher Investments, speaks at the Forbes Global CEO Conference in Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010. Gillianne Tedder | Bloomberg | Getty Images It remains to be seen how long other clients will stick with billionaire money manager Ken Fisher in the wake of off-color and sexist comments
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For all the worries that seem to plague the advisory business, one thing suggests it will continue to thrive: The demand for financial advice is, and will remain, strong. “I’m very bullish on the long-term success of the financial advice business,” said certified financial planner Evelyn Zohlen, head of Inspired Financial in Huntington Beach, California,
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POJCHEEWIN YAPRASERT PHOTOGRAPHY | Moment | Getty Images Let’s face it, when it comes to storing important financial documents, a shoe box under your bed doesn’t really cut it. Estate-planning documents — such as wills, trusts, living wills, medical directives and powers of attorney —are very important to you. So where do you keep them
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If some financial advisors seem to know clients’ needs before they do, there’s a good chance software is part of the reason. Financial technology — or fintech, for short — has increased competition in the advice business via automated online platforms. Yet at the same time, advisors have found that those digital advances have bolstered
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Karen Simons Source: Karen Simons Karen Simons was out of the professional world for more than 20 years to raise her three children. Now she’s a financial planner at the investment advisory firm Yeske Buie. She made that change happen through a “returnship,” the grown-up version of a college internship that companies are increasingly offering
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