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Most Read IRIS Articles of the Week: August 6-10


1. You Are Going to Have to Endure Pain to Grow Bigger Than You Are

Pain is something we try to avoid as much as possible unless you are a masochist, champion or millionaire in the making. — Scott Messer

2. The 5 Rules for Effective Communication with Prospects

In order to establish trust and credibility – and get your messages across to prospects and clients – you need to be an effective communicator. — Don Connelly

3. The First Step to Making Your Dreams a Reality

If you want to make your dreams a reality, the first step is to master the goal setting process. — Annette Bau

4. To Be a Great Connector Do This

You might not be the type of person who loves to socialize, attend big parties, and network whenever you get the chance. — Maribeth Kuzmenski

5. Four Undervalued Small Cap Stocks For Value Investors

There are a number of great companies in the market today. By using the ModernGraham Valuation Model, I’ve screened the 900+ companies reviewed by ModernGraham to select four small cap undervalued companies for value investors. — Benjamin Clark

6. What Does It Take to Be in the Top 1 Percent?

When you think of the top 1 percent of all income earners in American households, how much do you think this group rakes in? Millions? Tens of millions? What about the top 10 percent? — Frank Holmes

7. A Flattening Yield Curve Gives Investors Another Trend to Worry About

With this market, it’s always something. First it was inflation. Then it was technology companies, and then North Korea and then the Federal Reserve’s policy on interest rates. And a trade war? It’s enough to make your head spin. — Bill Acheson

8. The Buzzword That’s Overtaken Financial Services

Is it just me or has “disruption” suddenly become a buzzword in financial services? It seems like every time I turn my head someone else is delivering some disruption-related workshop or webinar for advice professionals. — Stewart Bell

9. Use the Power of One to Make a Difference

In most cases, it only takes one willing person to make a huge difference in a community, a nation, or even in the world. It only took me one “YES!” to accept the call to what has become my life’s adventure; one step to begin a journey around the world and beyond. — Ben Kubassek

10. Understanding the Risks Associated With DIY Financial Planning

Do-it-yourself (DIY) is a trend that many consumers have adopted in many different areas. The platforms used for this DIY approach consist of (and are not limited to) Pinterest YouTube, Google, etc. — Justin Bennett

11. The Economic Marriage of The United States and China

On a recent visit to China, I met with a wide variety of financial institutions to discuss their views on the current economic relationship between the United States and China. Interestingly, their sentiment toward the U.S. was still extremely positive. — Brendan Ahern

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