When investors focus too closely on investment performance, they can lose sight of their goals and instead focus myopically on beating the benchmark. Enter Outcome-Based strategies, which seek to provide investment outcomes that fit the profile of common investment goals. That way you can match your portfolio’s outcomes with your goals. Here's our overview of how Outcome-Based Investing can fit within your financial planning.
Retirees have different needs from their portfolios, so you might expect a portfolio’s investment strategy to be aligned with those needs. Although the income approach isn’t always preferred, new research shows it can be a viable alternative to a total return approach.
We believe viewing retirement health care costs as an annual expense, instead of as a lump sum, makes it easier for retirees to plan for and pay for them.
Think of it as investing with a conscience. In these exceptional times, investors are grappling with how they can reach their goals without compromising their values. Portfolio Manager Paul Arnold discusses how sustainable investing aims to generate competitive long-term financial returns as well as positive societal impact.
We save today to spend tomorrow, and at heart, our investments are meant to help increase our future purchasing power. To do so, our returns need to outpace inflation, which can be particularly challenging in uncertain times.
Join Andrew Lill, Americas CIO, and Marta Norton, head of Outcome-Based Strategies, who discuss our current views on inflation and how we design some portfolios to target inflation-plus returns.
Recent data show that the retirement savings of millennial and baby boomer women continue to lag behind their male peers.
While many women are incredibly on top of their finances, others feel less confident. Today we’ll spend some time talking about the questions we frequently hear from women, ask you to reflect on your personal situation and hope that you come away from our time together with an even clearer view of your financial future and your path to deeper engagement.
Envestnet outlines three key reasons why investors who work with professional financial advisors can increase the probability of achieving their goals more than do-it-yourself investors.
As you prepare for the greatest wealth transfer in history, deepening client relationships across generations will be essential to the long-term health of your business. Discover insights on family dynamics and a tool to help you develop a strategy for key clients.
Market volatility doesn’t have to interfere with retirement outcomes. Here are three ways volatility can impact plan participants and three ways to manage it.
You know that diversification can protect your investment strategy from curveballs thrown by financial markets. But what about your tax strategy?
One of the easiest and most direct ways for advisors to give back to their communities is to provide pro bono financial planning services, and the Foundation for Financial Planning is set up to help them do exactly that.