- 10 Commandments For The Inspirational Leader
The Foundation of Business Solutions
by Michele Wierzgac, MSEd
There are so many theories in leadership ranging from vision to self-awareness to service. The simplest way to develop your leadership skills is to have a work ethic mixed with a solid foundation of core values. read more
- Empower Retirement Launches Custom Managed Account Service with Advisors
Introduces Advisor Managed Accounts with independent advisory firms
Empower Retirement today announced a new means of delivering customized advisory services to workers saving for retirement through close collaboration with the skills and expertise of financial advisors. read more
- Golf and Investing: Back to Basics
Ups, downs, hot streaks, bad breaks & rallies... why do we keep coming back?
by Steve Selengut
Is it luck or skill that gets us to the goals and objectives we set for ourselves--- gimmicks and software programs or practice and understanding? How many golfers are still using the putter they started with decades ago at a nine-hole cow pasture? read more
- Customers Are Ready For An Insurance Makeover…
Listening to your clients is more essential than ever to sustainable growth
by Denise Garth
Listening to the customer has never been more essential to sustainable growth than today. Today’s customers care about how they are served. They care about where they are served, when they are served, how they are served and who is serving them. read more
- TIAA Launches National Higher Ed Financial Education Initiative
Too many Americans 'lack the financial knowledge they need to thrive'
Leading financial services provider TIAA today announced the launch of TIAA FinSights, a national financial education initiative designed to give college students the skills to attain lifelong financial success. read more
- Athene Explores Consumer Biases in Retirement Savings
New Online video series examines longevity risk and consumer perception of retirement security
Athene USA (“Athene”), a leading provider of retirement savings products, announced the launch of a four-part video series created in partnership with Wall Street Journal Custom Content examining common behavioral biases that hinder retirement planning. read more
- Are Insurance Innovation Programs in Good Shape? How Do They Know?
New Assessment Gives Insurers a 'Wellness' Check of Innovation Efforts
ITL Advisory, the strategic consulting arm of Insurance Thought Leadership Inc., is offering insurance companies a new innovation assessment service, designed to evaluate whether their programs have critical elements for success—especially considering A.M. Best's plan to begin evaluating insurance company innovation efforts. read more
- Are There Financial Benefits To Having A Tech-Savvy Board?
MIT Sloan study identifies a 'new financial performance differentiator'
Along with opportunities, the digital era brings many risks for companies, such as cybersecurity breaches and business model disruptions. As a result, it’s important for all business leaders to be digitally conversant. read more
- A Quarter of Taxpayers Don’t Know the Tax Filing Deadline
Survey: Majority of Americans Still In the Dark on Key Changes to Tax Rules, Worried About Impact of Government Shutdown
Americans are faced with the implications of several changes this tax season. It will be the first filing season under the new federal tax law, which ushered in the most significant set of changes to the U.S. tax code in thirty years. read more
- Too Many Americans Are Still in The Dark About Getting Financial Advice
Nearly half incorrectly believe all advisors are legally obligated to act in clients’ best interest
Nearly half of Americans surveyed (48 percent) mistakenly believe all financial advisors are required by law to always act in their clients’ best interest, according to new data from leading digital wealth manager Personal Capital. read more