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Most Read IRIS Articles of the Week (December 12-16)


Most Read IRIS Articles of the Week (December 12-16)

Here’s a look at the Top 11 Most Viewed Articles of the Week on, December 12 – 16, 2016. 

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1. How to Find Your True Love and Die Happy

Falling in love starts with listening to yourself. It starts with understanding yourself. It starts with loving yourself and accepting the things about yourself that may not fall into other people’s categories … — Jeff Gibbard

2. The Science Behind Mastering Your Craft

One of the hardest lessons in life is accepting that to be good at something we need to practice it. Why we believe we should be good at something immediately is a mystery. — Dr. Nicole Lipkin

3. Time Travel, RoboAdvisors & DOL Rule: What Does the Future Hold?

For those of here on Earth, time seems to have sped up over the past year, especially for wealth management industry. — Natalia Autenrieth

4. Why the Election Could Position MLPs as a Key Beneficiary

The recent election has brought a renewed focus on infrastructure investment from both sides of the aisle, as Trump and Clinton both supported infrastructure packages worth hundreds of billions of dollars. — Jay Jacobs

5. What We Can Learn From the Yale Endowment

Swensen encourages his team to debate investment ideas, ensuring each member has a point of view. Similarly, investors should articulate why an investment makes sense—and write it down before buying it. — Tim Clift

6. 3 Ways to Navigate the Risk of Rising Interest Rates

It’s been a long time coming, and the mere idea of higher rates has some investors feeling more than a little wary. — Ed Lopez

7. Is It (Finally) Time to Go Independent?

Going independent. You’ve been thinking about it for years, but something has always stood in the way. — Bill Acheson

8. Trump and the DOL Rule: What’s the Next Step for Advisors?

If you thought election speculation ended on November 8, you clearly haven’t been paying attention to the conversations online and off about the pending DOL regulations that are set to apply on April 10. — Nasdaq Global Indexes

9. DOL Overtime Rules on Hold – At Least for Now

Can those businesses just say, “Sorry. Those rules don’t apply now, so we will not be paying you that extra money”? — Scott Calhoun

10. What Traveling the World Tells Us About the Future of Emerging Markets

A cloud of skepticism still appears to be hanging over emerging markets, but we think it’s now time to focus on fundamental economic realities. Short-term market volatility aside … — Carlos Hardenberg

11. It’s Not Just Listening That’s Important – What About Your Questions?

We’ve heard it all the time – you have two ears and one mouth, so listen twice as much as you speak. However, it’s not just waiting to speak 50% of the time that is important — Jim Frawley

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