If sanctions against a target regime can be thought of as antibiotics, then North Korea has largely become drug-resistant. Indeed, North Korea is exhibiting “superbug” traits, increasingly impervious to sanctions, according to John Park.
I have plenty of time in my schedule, which permits me to take on new business, expand my writing and engage in other work-related activities. Here’s my secret, which I’m happy to share.
The focus of the sexual harassment issue is on women being victimized by men. I, however, have been victimized by women in business as well as personally.
The most successful sales people and advisors effortlessly build quick and strong personal connections with clients. By being great storytellers they come across as more empathetic, human, and personable.
Advisors tell me referrals are “drying up” – and industry data backs this up. Here are the reasons behind this trends and what advisors should do to restart the flow of high-quality referrals.
The following are some commonly asked questions and concerns I’ve heard from advisors about 401Ks, target-date funds and retirement.
This article is in response to Kerry Pechter’s article, The Ambiguity of Tax Deferral. In contrast to the idea that there are different, but valid, ways to look at traditional tax-deferred 401(k) and IRA accounts, I show that there are right and wrong conceptual models. Wrong models lead to wrong decisions and do not explain outcomes.
Most research on retirement strategies assumes that people have saved adequately. But data on household savings shows that many households fall short, and will need to call on relatives or other sources for support. This raises questions about the best withdrawal or annuity strategies when savings are insufficient. It turns out that which strategy works best is different than for adequately funded retirements.
Some are real. Others are random.
7 tips to keep clients happy