Articles written by Guest Columnist Scott MacKillop
Scott MacKillop offers a view on industry awards contrary to Bob Veres, who took the Luminaries, Wealthies and others to task for editoral/sales conflicts
'We see them as merit based. If we win an award or receive recognition as a finalist, we feel that it means something.'
October 15, 2022 at 12:38 AM
Almost sidetracked by 'bear market,' Chip Roame's and Skip Schweiss's hike-and-network group goes (mostly) long-only in Montana with an upsized group
The Tiburon CEO Summit off-shoot took a decade to grow from 13 aging white guys to a cavalcade of 61 men and women on the age spectrum who like a brutal challenge near a soft hotel bed -- and may represent a succession plan in the making.
August 26, 2021 at 7:38 PM
Skip Schweiss and Chip Roame reward RIA super-hikers with soft beds, sharp rocks and 'junk food' to slog New Hampshire's Presidential Traverse
The Excellent Adventure crew of Tiburon CEO Summit origins glamped it and roughed it on a hike famously dangerous despite low elevation peaks
July 29, 2019 at 7:46 PM
Chip's and Skip's 'Excellent Adventure' breaks RIA stereotypes, sheds risk aversion for 'gut-busting' Alaska hike; black bears, grizzlies and moose, oh my!
This year the Excellent Adventure crew assembled in Girdwood, Alaska for a trek up the Crow Pass Trail, which meanders through a rain forest inhabited by black bears, grizzly, and moose.
August 20, 2018 at 5:30 PM
The three big defects in Andy Rachleff's theory of robo-advisors' ineluctable destiny of domination
Robos no doubt are tireless machines that perform tasks like tax-loss harvesting at a higher frequency than RIAs. But at what cost?
February 27, 2017 at 6:23 PM
RIAs should ask not for whom the DOL-rule sharks swarm ... they swarm for you, too
Advisors who truly aspire to be part of a respected profession need to oppose the furious efforts to revive the commission-broker ethos from the top seat of government
February 9, 2017 at 10:39 PM
The time is now for the investment industry to shed its shameless culture or pay a steep price
Enough feeble excuses and convoluted rationalizations for delaying the DOL rule