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Most Read IRIS Articles of the Week: January 8-12


Most Read IRIS Articles of the Week: January 8-12

Here’s a look at the Top 11 Most Viewed Articles of the Week on, January 8-12, 2018

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1. Will Companies Reinvest or Repurchase Due to Tax Reform?

Since the financial crisis, corporations have shown a preference for repurchasing stock and paying dividends, rather than reinvesting these funds back into the business. — David Lebovitz

2. When You See Yourself as Others Do, You’ll Make the Greatest Strides Imaginable

You can learn a lot from an artist. I should know; I happen to be married to one. For instance, have you ever watched an artist look at his or her own piece of art? — Rob Jolles

3. Looking for the Investment Opportunity That Will Become the Next Apple?

How do you spot the investment opportunity that will become the next Apple, Facebook, or Microsoft? Certainly they are out there. Someone is going to discover them and be set for life, so why shouldn’t it be you? — Bill Bachrach

4. What’s Ahead in Robotics and AI? 5 Trends That Have Investors Buckling up for a Wild 2018!

There’s never been a more exciting time to be an investor—especially in robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence where the rate of change and innovation has become exponential and is poised to surpass anything we’ve ever seen before. — William Studebaker

5. Why You Need to Segment Clients by More Than AUM

Every client counts, but some count more than others. Do you know who’s most valuable to your business? Paul Kingsman​​​​​​​

6. 10 Charts That Show Why Gold Is Undervalued Right Now

This New Year, it might be time to start thinking about rebalancing the gold holdings in your portfolio. That includes bullion, jewelry, gold stocks and well-managed gold funds. — Frank Holmes

7. What Does This New Tax Plan Mean to Me?

There’s no secret; a lot of change is coming with the proposed tax bill dubbed the Tax Cut & Jobs Act of 2017.  Regardless if for it or against it (or have no idea what it is about), I suggest everyone understand its key components. — Andrew Rosen

8. Four Sure Fire Ways to Succeed in 2018

Get out of Your Comfort Zone: Think about it honestly. Have you been doing business the same way year after year and expecting better results? — Paulette Filion and Judy Paradi​​​​​​​

9. The 5 Biggest Digital Marketing Trends We’re Pursuing in 2018

The world of online marketing has come a long way since it began, and as a result, digital marketing trends change year-to-year as well. With new tools, evolving social media platforms, and changing client preferences, what worked last year will not necessarily work next year. — Mandy McEwen​​​​​​​

10. Content Is Currency: Strategies Financial Advisors Can Use That Will Lead to Lifelong Clients

You may have heard that content is king- and this is especially true if you’re starting a new business or are a beginner at online marketing. Not only does it help you establish credibility, but it will also drive potential clients to your website and social media profiles. — Elizabeth Ritger

11. Are Smartphones Creating the Demise of the Literary World?

Language is changing before our very eyes (and ears). Our vocabulary is changing daily. Words like “meme,” “troll” and “cryptocurrency” are now part of the vernacular. — Frank Felsburg​​​​​​​

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