FA Whitepapers

March 2019    

The Big 3 Keys to Advisor Growth in 2019
Market volatility can be an opportunity to communicate your value to clients and prospects – and grow your business


Market downturns are often when clients need their financial advisors most

When the market is volatile, your clients need your wisdom and perspective, and they need to feel you're on top of it all.

One of the best ways you can be there for them is by communicating the value of your advisory firm — consistently.

Portfolio Resiliency In A Volatile World:
Shareholder Yield Strategy


Our new whitepaper explores building a resilient portfolio in volatile markets. What does “resilient” mean in the context of an equity portfolio? From our perspective, it is a robust investment process focused on capturing the most stable sources of return, which has historically helped portfolios recover from declines more quickly than the broader market. Want to learn more? Be sure to download our whitepaper with insight from Bill Priest, CEO, Co-CIO and Portfolio Manager at Epoch Investment Partners.


Upturn. Downturn. Turn to us.


We are built on a legacy of managing volatility. You can turn to New York Life Investments for insights and information on the value of building a resilient portfolio.  Download our new whitepaper, Build Resilient Portfolios to Counter Volatility, to learn about strategies for managing the most common types of volatility and why staying invested can help you achieve your long term goals.


Distinguishing Style From Pure Style

Due to differences in index construction, the pure style and style indices have offered meaningfully different risk/return characteristics.

The Mindful Financial Advisor:
Discovering a True Return
on Investment with Mindfulness


Mindfulness is drawing a surge of interest. Research continues to enumerate the multiplicity of benefits mindfulness promotes, and mindfulness is being applied in ever-expanding ways including the workplace. Among the growing number of working professionals discovering the value of mindfulness are financial advisors and financial advisory organizations.

Fee-Based Insurance
The Missing Asset Class for a Holistic Financial Plan


In a world where advisors increasingly face questions about what they do that’s indispensable, the use of fee-based insurance products can be an important differentiator.

Becoming an independent RIA


Your guide to breaking away, becoming an independent registered investment advisor (RIA), and finally knowing what true freedom feels like.

Defiance ETFs:
Investment Case for FIVG:
The Defiance Next Gen Connectivity ETF

FIVG offers investors liquid, transparent and low-cost access to companies engaged in the research & development or commercialization of systems and materials used in 5G communications.