Tag Archives: financial advice

…and They Don’t Hire Advisors Very Well Either

In my February 25th post They Can Always Spend More… I referenced several massive financial failures of the rich and famous. Forbes continued the hit parade yesterday in Robert Laura’s article What Broke Athletes And Celebrities Can Teach Retirees: The statistics are startling:  Sports Illustrated estimates that 78% of former National Football League players are […]

Remember When Laptops Revolutionized Financial Services?

Me neither. Today’s coolest tablets won’t either if they don’t enrich the advisor-client relationship. Many firms have pursued technology for its own sake, and some firms still have deeply engaged, profitable clients despite a shocking lack of sophistication. The real magic happens when technology enhances and enables the advisor-client conversation to uncover unmet and unstated needs […]