Another Ponzi scheme rears its ugly head
Investors thinking they were buying into the foreign currency exchange market got something altogether different resulting in serious losses and providing another reason why advisors are worth retaining.
Here's a good example why your client needs you
Your clients are inclined to place too many eggs in one basket, but a stock's dramatic collapse is offering a cautionary tale you can use to sell your expertise.
CRM2: Two family office titans speak out – Part Two
In the second of two parts, Pangea Private Family Offices CEO Declan Ramsaran follows Northland Wealth Management CEO Arthur Salzer’s comments from yesterday on CRM2. Advisors might want to pay attention.
Are advisors letting down lottery winners?
Lottery winners who suffer from “sudden wealth syndrome” lose most of their wealth within three years, a problem advisors have a very difficult time preventing.
Client philanthropy means big dollars... for advisors
For those who think charitable giving is all about tax savings and nothing more — think again. Having a dialogue with your clients is increasingly good business.
CRM2: Two family office titans speak out – Part One
Northland Wealth Management CEO Arthur Salzer and Pangea Private Family Offices CEO Declan Ramsaran talk turkey when it comes to CRM2. With our CRM2 issue out shortly, their remarks are timely and welcome.
Firms unite against bad advisors
A case of a rogue advisor’s success in moving from firm to firm, even as regulators were closing in, is highlighting a need for communication between competitors.
Ponzi scheme traps investors with unusual promise
The next time someone offers to sell you or your clients discounted pre-IPO shares, this story highlights why it's never a good idea.
MFDA decision presents a vexing problem
A whopping $250,000 MFDA fine and permanent ban against a former advisor highlights the discrepancy between collecting in one province compared to all the rest.
Neglect this investment at your peril?
Advisors may have thought it was a fad, but demand for a much-hyped investment class is finally stepping up to the plate, with growing indication it will dictate future client growth.