Saving for college: the options

Saving for college: the options
Join us for the NICSA Webinar 529 Plans in the Intermediary Channel Wednesday, June 29th from 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern Time Featuring moderator Joseph Hurley, CFA, founder of the popular Savingforcollege.com website, and panelists from American Funds, Edward Jones and OppenheimerFunds.

Pozen and Hamacher in FT | Don’t hobble money market funds

Pozen and Hamacher in FT | Don’t hobble money market funds
Bob Pozen and Theresa Hamacher discuss the benefits of money market funds in today’s Financial Times. They suggest that increased regulation could hobble an important alternative to banks for investors and issuers.

What attracts a Gen-Y’er? Community…duh!

What attracts a Gen-Y’er?  Community…duh!
With Memorial Day in the rear-view mirror and sweltering heat beginning to envelop most of us already, what could be more refreshing than the prospect of a half-day NICSA workshop in the Chicago next month?!  Knowing that you don’t like to be away from the office for long, we’ve created a compact program, from 10:30 am until 2:00 pm on July 14th.

Balanced funds vs. target date funds: the discussion continues

Balanced funds vs. target date funds: the discussion continues
Bob Pozen and Theresa Hamacher argue that balanced funds make more sense than target date funds for retirement investing. Read their column, “Why balanced funds are better,” in the FT today here (registration required).

How to get ahead in the fund business

How to get ahead in the fund business
How does a firm move into the upper echelons of the mutual fund industry? Conventional wisdom will tell you that it has to have top-ranked investment performance, combined with an extensive distribution network.

Pozen and Hamacher in today’s Washington Post

Pozen and Hamacher in today’s Washington Post
Robert Pozen and Theresa Hamacher, authors of The Fund Industry: How Your Money is Managed, write about bond fund investing in an article appearing in today’s Washington Post.

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