We asked ChatGPT: Which Retirement Certification is right for you?Here's the answer.It is difficult to definitively say that one retirement certification is 'better' than the other. The two top designations are the Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) and the Retirement Management Advisor (RMA®). In terms of the areas of Focus, Content, Requirements, and Credibility they each have their differences which may make one more suitable for a particular individual or situation.
SEC Sheds Share-Class Scrutiny, Shifts Focus to New and Pending Investment Adviser RulesOn February 7, 2023, the SEC’s Division of Examinations released its exam priorities for the year. Given the ever-growing number of priorities announced annually, this time the SEC has organized its top priorities into “Notable New and Significant Focus Areas” in addition to other areas of interest.
In retirement, there are at least nine risks that households will face.
Those include systematic risks: including political (public policy and inflation) and business (market, issuer, income) and unsystematic risks: including behavioral (spending) and chance (household shocks, heath care and longevity).
“Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” Oscar Wilde
Don’t continue to let behavioral biases impact portfolio construction. By acknowledging that advisors are subject to many of the same behavioral biases as clients new report, Mitigating the Impact of Advisors’ Behavioral Biases, will show advisors how they can improve their portfolio construction and management processes.
Many experts agree that meaningful and valuable training not only increases morale but has a significant impact on the productivity of their advisors. In fact, the research group Gallup, found that one of the most important factors in creating a “high-performance workplace” is creating a culture that values the growth of individuals.
New White Paper by Charles Schwab Investment Management in collaboration with the Investments & Wealth Institute and Cerulli Associates, is now available.