Why Did the Fed Raise Rates, and Should I Be Worried?
The Federal Reserve increased their key interest rate when they met in June. Let’s review why they made the change and how this rate increase affects the Loring Ward fixed income strategies. What... Read more
3 Investment Lessons from the NBA Finals
Another National Basketball Association (NBA) season is in the books and it concluded with the same two teams meeting up in The Finals as the prior three years. The Golden State Warriors defeated... Read more
Systematizing the Wealth Experience with Redtail CRM: Webinar June 20
According to Dimensional Fund Advisor’s annual Benchmarking study, financial advisors continue to struggle with systemizing workflows. Loring Ward’s Redtail CRM-optimized workflows were cre... Read more
11 Action Steps to Design an Extraordinary Client Experience
As financial advisors — like any business owner — we want our clients to have a “great experience” when they do business with us, providing a high level of service and proactive communication. Ye... Read more
Finding Your Path – Succession Planning: Webinar May 31
Most entrepreneurs prefer not to think about their exits, but sooner or later all businesses get sold, given away, or liquidated. If you haven’t thought much about this, you aren’t alone. Accordi... Read more
Setting Up Your Office So It Works for You and Your Clients
Your office is where you will do much of your work and planning so it should be enjoyable to spend time in and efficiently laid out. It should also be tidy — no stacks of paper. You want to set... Read more
6-Minute Video Puts Last Quarter’s Volatility in Perspective
If I could use only one word to describe the first quarter of 2018 it would be volatility. Many of us saw headlines discussing the largest point drops ever for the Dow Jones Industrial Average on... Read more
Are You Ready to Advise the Next Generation? Webinar May 15
More than $40 trillion will transfer from baby boomers to their heirs over the next three decades, yet 95% of heirs intend to leave their parents’ advisor1. How do you establish strong relationsh... Read more
6 Ways to Create a Comfortable Conference Room
Your conference room is where you will typically spend the most time with clients and prospects, going through your Discovery (and Rediscovery) process, holding quarterly reviews, and making pres... Read more
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- Rollover Guide For “Level Fee” Advisors under the New Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule When the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new fiduciary...
- It’s Always a Good Time to Talk About Risk and Volatility In the 68 trading days in the U.S. stock market from 11...