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Most Read IRIS Articles of the Week: June 5 – 9


Most Read IRIS Articles of the Week: June 5 - 9

Here’s a look at the Top 11 Most Viewed Articles of the Week on, June 5 – 9, 2017 

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1. ETF Liquidity: Four Rules to Consider

Liquidity, transparency, real-time trading, and relatively low management fees are the reason why ETFs are becoming more and more popular as investment vehicles. — Direxion

2. How Advisors Can Profitably Serve Millennials

If advisors want to build sustainable businesses that will still be here over the next 10-20 years, you’ll need to develop a model that successfully engages and serves the emerging wealth. — Missy Pohlig

3. How You Can Create a Massive Difference on Your Business Approach

Making the first move to new and different clients is really a problem to most financial advisers. You need to consider simple things and take unique steps forward in order to establish and instill in your client’s face that great “Smile” that will bring profit to your business! — Stewart Bell

4. The Cost Effective Way to Merger Arbitrage

The hedge fund landscape is changing. Recent research has made it clear that a significant component of the returns from the main hedge fund styles are generated not only by fund managers’ skill, but as compensation for taking on some form of risks itself, or “beta.”  — Yazann Romahi

5. Five Things People Really Want From Financial Advisors

You can make people read books, attend lectures, and even give them “mentors”, but none of it matters if they don’t understand what the end consumer wants from a financial advisor. — James Pollard

6. Is Now the Time to Buy Bitcoin?

I’m being asked this a lot as the value of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have increased ten-fold in the past few weeks. — Chris Skinner

7. When Wedding Bells Ring, Give Newlyweds the Gift of Financial Confidence

Whether your clients themselves are saying “I do,” or your clients’ adult children are heading down the aisle, one of the best gifts you can give newlyweds of any age is a path toward financial wedded bliss. — Laura McCarron

8. What Makes ETFs Tax Efficient?

Let’s start from the beginning. Capital gains taxes can occur in two ways. The first is on an individual level, when one sells an ETF or a mutual fund at a gain in a taxable account. — Paige Corbin

9. Personality Plays a Bigger Part Than IQ in Financial Success

“The higher your IQ, the greater the probability you will earn more than average.” Like many people, I have believed this common money script to be true. It seems to make sense that the smarter you are, the more likely you are to succeed financially. — Rick Kahler

10. How to Develop the Habits of Highly Productive People

There is nothing that will bring you to the attention of your boss and co-workers faster than developing a reputation for being a good, dependable worker. How you work determines the quality and quantity of your rewards. — Brian Tracy

11. Should Advisors Even Think Active Anymore?

Are Advisors are shifting out of active strategies and into 100% index strategies at the wrong time. — Mark Travis

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