Presented here are the results of several dozen live polling questions fielded at the 2017 PLANADVISER National Conference, gathered during three days of highly detailed discussion of industry trends, challenges and best practices.
The principal of financial adviser inclusion and diversity
at Edward Jones reflects on her job leading the advisory company’s revamped
diversity efforts—informed by her own first career as an adviser in the field.
The firm hopes its relaunched gender and cultural diversity
programs aimed at attracting and retaining people from more walks of life to
the advisory industry can help to address a major national challenge.
The financial services and retirement advisory industry has collectively
invested tens, if not hundreds of millions of dollars in the last decade to
boost the use of big data technology; one researcher asks how it’s all paid
The health care cost inflation projections contained in HealthView
Services’ latest reporting are simply astounding; accounting for projected lifetime inflation, a
healthy retired couple at 65 can expect $600,000 in health-related expenses alone.