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Why Longevity Makes All the Difference in the World

InvestmentNews
May 09, 2018

People fear outliving their wealth and the investment answer is "use a 50% -75% stock allocation and you should be fine," said Wade Pfau, Professor of retirement income, American College of Financial Services. But 30 years isn't what it used to be.

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Goal-based Financial Planning: Funding The Right Investments At The Right Time

Jan 18, 2018

Planning for the future requires setting goals. Whether it’s preparing for college tuition payments for the next four years, saving for a second home in retirement, or something else entirely, every client will have a range of imminent and distant financial desires.

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3 Reasons to be Excited About WMCP

Nov 02, 2017

When I joined The American College of Financial Services in June 2016, I took a long look at the portfolio of designation and degree programs we offered and realized something was missing.

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10 Award-Winning Millennials Who Provide The Disruption Financial Services Needs

Oct 17, 2017

Ten of the brightest young minds in financial services were awarded the 2017 Millennial Advisor Award by The American College of Financial Services. This cohort of

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Simulations: The Future of Wealth Management Education

Oct 09, 2017

Why do big clients walk away, and what can advisors and their firms do to hold on to important high-net-worth clientele?

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Current Trends in Executive Compensation

Oct 04, 2017

The financial services profession offers many opportunities for advisors to help add value for their clients.

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Comparing Asset Allocation Approaches in Retirement Income Planning

Sep 01, 2017

An important issue in retirement income planning is choosing and adjusting the retirement portfolio’s asset allocation over time. With retirement income planning, the goal is not just to accumulate wealth, but to have sufficient assets to meet income needs throughout retirement.

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3 Prospecting Principles That Pave The Way To A Rewarding Financial Services Career

Aug 30, 2017

For those new to the financial services profession, perhaps the biggest challenge is finding people to talk to about your products and services. The No.

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The Impact of 10 Cognitive Biases on Clients

Aug 23, 2017

The field of behavioral finance attempts to describe what most of us know intuitively – people do not always make rational choices. Why not? It’s part of being human.

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5 Ways Education Deepens Client Relationships

Aug 09, 2017

Today’s clients want financial advisors to do more than just assist with investment and asset management. They also seek advisors who can help them learn to use financial planning to achieve short- and long-term goals.

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