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How these financial advisors are using social media to grow their business

How these financial advisors are using social media to grow their business

Finance
Petri Oeschger | Moment | Getty ImagesOne of the best ways financial advisors can bolster their credibility and reach potential clients is available for free.It's called social media.However, merely joining Twitter and Facebook won't cut it, according to Dasarte Yarnway, founder of Berknell Financial Group in San Francisco.He shared his views about building a brand on social media at the Wealth/Stack conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Yarnway also hosts "The Young Money Podcast.""Outside of opening the account, you need to join the conversation," he said. "Engagement is key; finding your voice is the second thing."Used correctly, social media can provide financial advisors with an outlet to showcase their expertise, network with their peers and meet potential clients."We really look at soc...
Racist abuse: footballers should boycott social media, says Phil Neville

Racist abuse: footballers should boycott social media, says Phil Neville

Sports
England women's manager Phil Neville said footballers should "boycott" social media to send a "powerful message" that abuse is not acceptable.Neville's comments come after Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba received racist abuse online having missed a penalty in his side's 1-1 draw at Wolves on Monday."We have to take drastic measures now as a football community. I've had it with my players on social media, the Premier League and the Championship have had it," said Neville. "I just wonder whether as a football community we come off social media, because Twitter won't do anything about it, Instagram won't do anything about it - they send you an email reply saying they'll investigate but n...

Here's When Trump Could Cut Social Security Benefits

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Social Security is our nation s most successful social program but it s also in some pretty big trouble According to the April released Social Security Board of Trustees report the program won t bring in enough revenue over the long term the next 75 years to cover outlays Latest Articles in
Dogs stuck in the middle of the canine social ladder show more aggression

Dogs stuck in the middle of the canine social ladder show more aggression

Science
July 3 (UPI) -- For dogs stuck on the middle rungs of their social ladder, life is especially tough. Dogs in the middle of the pack -- not top dog, not the runt -- tend to behave more aggressively toward one another. Most theories of aggression among social hierarchies hold that aggression levels increase the higher up the social ladder one climbs. But when researchers tracked a group of free-roaming mutts in the suburbs of Rome, they found surprisingly low levels of aggressive behavior by the most dominant dogs. Instead, scientists found slightly less dominant dogs demonstrated the highest levels of aggression. "Our results reveal the unavoidable costs of climbing a dominance hierarchy," Matthew Silk, of the Environment and Sustainability Institute at the University of Exeter, said in a...
Cuts to Social Security would hurt older, single women most of all

Cuts to Social Security would hurt older, single women most of all

Finance
Jim McGuire | Getty ImagesThe Social Security program is approaching insolvency.Social Security costs keep escalating, with future expenses for the program expected to be 20% higher than projected revenue. To that point, action must be taken promptly to prevent an across-the-board benefit cut for many current and future beneficiaries, according to the Social Security 2019 Annual Report.As soon as next year, Social Security's yearly expenses are expected to exceed its revenue — forcing the program to begin drawing down its trust funds. The projected impact will result in only 75% of benefits promised to actually be paid beginning in 2035. That will impact millions of individuals who rely on this income for their living expenses in retirement.The population most dependent on Social Security