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7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Workouts

Just own the damn robots.

…five ranks of ten machines each, swept their tools in unison across steel bars, kicked out finished shafts onto continuous belts… Paul unlocked the …

Investing

Your Brain on $

“The single greatest challenge you face as an investor is handling the truth about yourself.” – Jason Zweig In a presentation I gave a couple weeks …

Investing

The 19 Questions to Ask Your Financial Adviser

The burden of finding an adviser who will act in your best interest is on you<p>By<p>Jason Zweig<p>Jason Zweig<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@jasonzweigwsj<p>Google+<p>intelligentinvestor@wsj.com<p>Getting all stockbrokers, financial planners and insurance agents to act in the best interests of their clients is a …

Retirement

How A More Regular Client Meeting Schedule Enhances Advisor Productivity And Business Growth

The business of financial advising is a client service business, and as such the client should always come first. This is certainly true in the …

Time Management

The Best Books on Financial Market History

Earlier this week I wrote (again) about the importance of understanding financial market history. This prompted a few people to ask for some of my …

Stock Markets

AllinCapital investing profile on StockTwits

https://stocktwits.com/AllinCapital/message/87973761<p>Asset Class Returns over the last 15years $STUDY<p>StockTwits<p>article

An Hour-By-Hour Guide to Managing Your Week

Lessons from a time management expert<p>Having children causes many lifestyle changes, but I think one of the toughest for people is that it becomes …

Time Management

Bonds and Gold in Unusual Correlation

Gold prices have shown an unusually strong correlation to bond prices this year. This is not normal, and the two are not usually marching in lockstep …

Stock Markets

Top Experts Predict the Future of the DOL Rule

A mere 80 days separates President-elect Trump’s inauguration from the April 10, 2017 effective date for the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) fiduciary …

Trump Administration

Fiduciary Rule “In Jeopardy” Under Trump

Donald Trump's upset election victory sets the stage to overturn signature aspects of President Obama's legacy on financial matters, including the …

Donald Trump

Successful passive investing calls for active strategy

If you plan to go passive, be prepared to make some active choices.<p>The fact is, financial advisors say, building a passive investment portfolio …

Investing

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

Happiness

4 Tricks for Negotiating Like a Poker Pro

Never let your face give away what cards you're holding.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs and business owners need to negotiate in almost all aspects of their business, from deal terms and payment schedules to salaries and more. But, negotiating is more of …

What are the best investment warnings?

<b>How is it possible to expect that Mankind will take advice, when they will not so much as take a warning?</b><p>- <b>Jonathan Swift</b><p><b>
</b>So what is a warning? A …

JPMorgan Chase will stop charging commissions on IRAs due to DOL fiduciary rule

The bank yesterday began mailing letters to clients about the change being made to its retirement-account offering, posting the communication online …

Why President Trump Will More Likely Defang DoL Fiduciary Than Repeal It

With this week’s “surprise” presidential election victory of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, combined with the success of the Republicans holding …

Financial Planning

New DoL Fiduciary FAQ Shatters Broker-Dealer Recruiting Deals

One of the great “mysteries” to many in the independent RIA community is why more advisors at broker-dealers haven’t been breaking away to start …

Finance

Commissions and Chatbots

<b>Commissions.</b><p>The central, awkward question in the debate about the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule for brokers who provide retirement advice is: Is bad retirement advice worse than no retirement advice? Like here is a simple hierarchy of things you could do to save for retirement, from best to …

Barclays PLC

The DOL fiduciary rule: Deal catalyst or deal killer?

According to Echelon Partners' research and analysis, approximately $3.1 trillion of client assets representing $18.5 billion in revenue will be …

First set of FAQs on fiduciary rule coming 'very soon,' but deadline extension 'not likely': DOL's Borzi

“This first set of FAQs will focus on some of the questions that have been raised in connection with the exemptions, because that's what people need …

Bank of America CFO says decision to stop paying IRA commissions won't incite Merrill Lynch brokers to quit

The bank announced earlier this month that it won't use the rule's best-interest contract exemption, and that beginning in April, it will stop …

9 Ways Goal-Based Investing Leads to Success

Before you start putting money into the market, ask yourself one question: What exactly are you saving and investing for?<p>This is a serious moment of …

Investment Management vs. Financial Advice

by Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense<p>There’s never been a better time to be an investor.<p>Expenses are coming down. It’s cheaper than ever to trade. …

Retirement

The Ark, Gold and a General View of the Markets - Trading with The Fly

After months of uninterrupted, hedonistic elasticity, treasuries are taking a breather. TLT is down for the third consecutive month, all of which …

Best-Interest Advice

PORTFOLIO CONSTRUCTION<p>Validate your<p>best-interest advice.<p>Use the Best Interest Scorecard to create proposals that show investors how their investments …

Retirement