Should Advisors be Classified as Employees?

Should Advisors be Classified as Employees?

The recent passage of The PRO Act by the U.S. House of Representatives has brought the issue of whether financial advisors are employees or independent contractors into the spotlight. The Senate will consider this legislation as part of President Biden’s broader...
Tracking Variance Analysis

Tracking Variance Analysis

The investment strategy that you design and implement for your clients typically includes a target asset allocation. Beyond this, you monitor how a household is tracking against a target allocation among several accounts or different clients within that household. You...
System Integrations– No Longer a Luxury

System Integrations– No Longer a Luxury

RIAs typically use a variety of systems in managing their client’s accounts. These may include portfolio management software, trading and rebalancing software, risk analysis software, and others. The ability to seamlessly integrate all of this into your core systems...
Monitoring Trading Alerts

Monitoring Trading Alerts

During the course of a year as an RIA, you make numerous trading decisions on behalf of your clients. Setting trading alerts to match certain market conditions that affect your client can ease the review process for time critical trading decisions. AdvisorPeak’s...
Another Dotcom Bubble- Are the Markets Bracing for a Crash?

Another Dotcom Bubble- Are the Markets Bracing for a Crash?

Though it seems like yesterday to some of us, the Dotcom bubble’s bursting, and the ensuing market decline began over 20 years ago. The Dotcom burst in 2000, and the ensuing bear market lasted into 2002; the market fallout was exacerbated by the tragic events of...