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Financial Adviser Center

Welcome to our FA Center

A one-stop shop for financial advisers, eLesor's FA Center provides you with the latest news in the industry, as well as ideas on investing, wealth management and retirement planning.

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Opinion: The best way to have plenty of money in retirement

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Why isn’t your 401(k) doing better? The reason may surprise you

Avoid investing in revenue-sharing 401(k) investment options

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The first step in searching for a financial adviser: Trust no one

No amount of due diligence is excessive

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Why U.S. stocks face a tough decade ahead even if corporate revenues are strong

Stock market's return will grow at the same rate as the U.S. economy.

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Some financial advisers never meet their clients face-to-face. Is that a problem?

Building trust takes extra effort when relationships are long-distance.

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Hawkish Tone Rattles Wall Street

Wells Fargo Securities' Chris Harvey explains why investors may be overreacting to the Fed's recent taper talk. Additionally, BlackRock's Tony DeSpirito unpacks his bullish outlook for banks. Plus, Saba Capital's Boaz Wein...

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What lumber and gold prices tell us about the stock market’s next move

Commodities have an effect on stocks but the one to watch is platinum.

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Wall Street Banks Warn Their Trading Boom Is Over

The biggest U.S. banks, which have posted blockbuster results through the pandemic, are warning that their market revenue is falling, at least compared with the past year.

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The S&P 500 now is top-heavy in 5 big tech stocks but that alone won’t end this bull market

Megacap companies boast powerful earnings and deserve their outsized valuation.

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Why direct indexing is gaining traction with financial advisers and their clients

Customized portfolio offers tax and diversification benefits

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Why China’s new 3-child policy won’t ease headwinds on Chinese stocks anytime soon

Population trends do impact stocks, but many decades in the future.

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Asset Managers in Europe Look for Deals to Bulk Up

More European asset management mergers and acquisitions have been announced so far this year than in the corresponding period in the three years prior, according to data provider Dealogic.

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The miracle of compounding | How to Invest: Ep. 3

Time is one of the most important tools in investing thanks to the 'miracle' of compounding interest. Here's what it is, how it works, and why it can help you.

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What makes a great client? Financial advisers reveal top customer traits they love (and dread)

Openness and receptivity are attractive; unrealistic expectations and demands are not.

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Banking that Summer-Job Cash

The New York nonprofit Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund is helping young people with summer jobs get bank accounts-many for the first time. The group's Summer Jobs Connect program is a 2020 Barron's Celebrates honoree.

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The Finance Basics You Missed in School

The founders of iGrad had an important insight: schools and businesses weren't teaching the fundamentals of personal finance. The company and its Enrich Financial Wellness want to make financial wellness routine. It's a 20...

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Building a Financially Secure Future

Research from the George Washington University helps inform financial literacy programs for academia, companies, policymakers, and governments around the world. The Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center is a 2020 Bar...

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How billionaires’ secretive speculation threatens the next financial meltdown

The implosion of Archegos is an early warning sign about the next generation of unaccountable capital and exotic, risky financial instruments hidden inside 'family offices'