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Choral Music! aka "The Best Part of the Day" (Part II)

Today marks the second of a series of articles on choral literature, my bread and butter.  I remember thinking a few years ago, “Wouldn’t it be great if I could make a living as a professional chorister?”  Of course I realize that there are probably fewer than 150 full-time positions of that nature in this country and those who have them don’t give them up lightly.  1,102 more words

IAS Responds: Which Portfolio Rebalancing Software is Right for You?

As part of my series of articles on portfolio rebalancing software, I met with some folks from Interactive Advisory Software (IAS), who were kind enough to give me a demo of not only their rebalancing tools, but their entire wealth management platform, called Solution 360. 1,928 more words

Managed Accounts

Warning: This Regulator Eats What It Kills

Finra’s business model differs from that of the SEC and state regulators in one way that it doesn’t talk about loudly or very often:

The fines it garners from nabbing the bad guys go directly to its bottom line.

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The Mother Lode

Ain’t no doubt about it, I hit the best. The BEST, the veritable mother lode of awkward English menus – at a great restaurant in Prague. 72 more words


5 Hot Tips For Selling to RIAs

This is a summary of a panel from the Money Management Institute’s 2014 Annual Convention.   The session was targeted at anyone who has investment advisory firms as customers such as service providers, broker-dealers or asset managers. 1,438 more words

Conference Summaries