What’s in a Like? | A story of Facebook woe

What’s in a Like? | A story of Facebook woe
What’s in a Like? What does it mean when a Facebook user becomes a fan of an organization by clicking the Like button on their page? The Facebook FAQs say that choosing to Like something is “making a connection.” So a Like would seem to be a natural fit for NICSA, since we’re all about connections.

You don’t look a day over 49

You don’t look a day over 49
Remember 1962? Roy Orbison, The Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, and a new group, the Beatles, were playing on the radio. TV sets — black and white with rabbit ears — have arrived in 90% of American homes, and families gathered around to watch The Beverly Hillbillies, The Andy Griffith Show, Mr.

I forgot my password | The 8 most frequently asked questions of the NICSA staff

I forgot my password | The 8 most frequently asked questions of the NICSA staff
“I forgot my password”. It tops the list of reasons you call the NICSA office. Don’t get me wrong. We love to hear from our members! …but, since so many of you are in the business of customer service, too, we thought you might be interested in reading our list of the top 8 NICSA FAQs.

Bob and Theresa go to Washington

Bob and Theresa go to Washington
Bob Pozen and I will be at the ICI General Membership meeting tomorrow, Thursday May 5th, signing copies of our new book, The Fund Industry: How Your Money is Managed. We’ll be on the Event Stage in the Exhibit Hall from 4:45 pm to 7 pm during the evening reception.

It’s National Retirement Planning Week | Did you know?

It’s National Retirement Planning Week | Did you know?
NICSA is proud to be part of a coalition of organizations supporting National Retirement Planning Week®.  We have posted material and resources to our website, and we hope you’ll have a chance to check them out at http://www.nicsa.org/default.asp?contentID=295.

“The Fund Industry” reviewed in NY Times on April 10

“The Fund Industry” reviewed in NY Times on April 10
A review of The Fund Industry: How Your Money is Managed by Robert Pozen and Theresa Hamacher ran online and in the print version of The New York Times yesterday, April 10. The review ran in the Mutual Funds Supplement in the Business Section.

Spring has sprung at NICSA

Spring has sprung at NICSA
Mark your calendars for these upcoming spring-summer NICSA events, and watch our conferences page for program and registration details. April 21 West Coast Regional Meeting Offices of The Capital Group, Los Angeles April 27 FATCA:  Why You Should Care Webinar May 10 Luncheon Presentation and Book Signing Featuring MFS’ Robert C.

eTransfer Agent Compliance Guide | Available now!

eTransfer Agent Compliance Guide | Available now!
New for 2011, NICSA’s Transfer Agent Compliance Guide has gone virtual.  Reasonably priced site licensing is available to firms, enabling an individual or an entire compliance department to access the NICSA Transfer Agent Compliance Guide right from the NICSA website.

The Fund Industry gives “insight into mutual funds”

The Fund Industry gives “insight into mutual funds”
Read the full review in Pensions & Investments here.

Hear Bob Pozen on the economic outlook

Hear Bob Pozen on the economic outlook
Hear Bob Pozen talk with Emily Rooney of WGBH about how events in Japan, in Libya and on Capitol Hill may affect the economy at www.wgbh.org/emilyrooney. With Theresa Hamacher, CFA and President of NICSA, Bob is the author of The Fund Industry: How Your Money is Managed.

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