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November 8th, 2019 by Chris Shuba
“Oftentimes Estate Planning conversations come up when the parents are 70+, 80+ and now the kids are 50+, 60+ and already have established Financial Advisory relationships. Getting in there early is not only providing a great service for the parents, but now getting to know of those kids earlier, I think adds a lot of satisfaction because you get to help them establish better habits early on and really drive a great relationship.” (Chris Shuba)
June 3rd, 2019 by Chris Shuba
It is a cliche to say that financial services are evolving. However, one cliche has been around for some time is still with us. Commoditization is a serious threat because clients increasing have difficulty telling the difference between advisors. Fee compression, technology, and identical service offerings contribute to clients putting all advisors in one category - which leads to commoditization.
March 15th, 2019 by Chris Shuba
Chris Shuba, CEO Helios Quantitative Research, discusses the effect of Interest rates on a bullish market. Bonds not compelling enough to pull investors out of the stock market. Both are part of long-term growth.
December 1st, 2018 by Chris Shuba
For fund managers, this requires careful reflection on how to design the products that advisors and investors want to buy. Making this simple evaluation can yield significant business opportunities. Demand is rising for cost-efficient and sophisticated strategies.
November 20th, 2018 by Chris Shuba
I think basketball is a pretty easy game. Simply put, you put the ball in the basket as many times as you can until the game is over. It makes logical sense that to increase your chance of winning, you want to take as many layups as you can while minimizing your three-point shots, simply because you have a higher chance of making a layup and thus scoring more points to win. If the high-percentage layup isn’t an available shot, then you move further away from the basket until a shot can be taken.
February 9th, 2018 by Chris Shuba
This week’s drawdown is a spectacular example of markets doing what markets do – they occasionally have corrections.