The Signal: 5 Must-Reads For Financial Advisors – Jan. 24 Edition

by on January 24, 2014

This week: Women are a rising force in finance. Get used to it. Embrace it. Grow with it.

Top 10 Finance Industry Blogs and the Bloggers They Recommend

A great collection of MUST READ sites geared to financial advisors. Make these part of your weekly information discovery routine.

Here’s Why Women Make Better Hedge Fund Managers Than Men

That women are biologically endowed with better money management skills than men is debatable, but the superior hedge fund results are clearly less so.

Why Empathy Is Your Most Important Skill and How to Practice It

Survey after survey shows that clients value their advisors’ listening skills. Read this.

2014 May Be the Year in Which Investing Completely Changes

70 percent of women change their financial advisor within a year of widowhood. How well do you know your client’s wife?

A Gentleman’s Guide to Living Well

Scott Monty heads up social media for Ford Motor Corp. and he’s curated a great collection of content for the modern gentleman.


Jay Palter is a social business strategist and marketing expert specializing in building social networks for financial professionals and wealth management firms. For more information, visit or follow @jaypalter on Twitter.