Women, the World’s Greatest Emerging Market
Below is an excerpt from a Washington Post article. This article details the potential economic impact of the increasing number of women in business and finance, as well as what some of the largest financial corporations are doing to ensure they are part of the solution to the gender gap we are currently battling.
[Women] are bringing fresh leadership and innovative ideas to major companies like Bank of America, where women now comprise 40 percent of management and nearly 30 percent of the board. “We invest in women at all levels of our company because it is the only way to ensure we have the most talented teams we need to work with our clients and to operate in the communities we serve,” said Brian Moynihan, the bank’s CEO.
Here’s a great article from Forbes on the true value of financial planning – and the ways in which it differs from investment management. Click for...read more
Networking can be vitally important to our careers in many ways. This article from Harvard Business Review debunks some pervasive myths that might be holding you back from engaging with others within your industry.read more
The emergence of so many affluent millennials participating in the market is starting to change the way the wealth management industry approaches them. "...with new expectations around satisfying needs and terms of engagement, they have increasing wealth and different...read more
With wealth management becoming increasingly digital, many within the industry still view this advancement as solely geared toward millennials. Much to the contrary, wealth management technology could serve Baby Boomers just as much as younger generations. Fox...read more
Russell Investments has created a new metric to evaluate publicly traded companies based off ESG principles. This is a significant step for ESG investments, making it easier to evaluate companies on ESG criteria and compare them based on these metrics. The new scoring...read more
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