Strengthening how companies oversee their incentive compensation programs
just makes good business sense, according to a report from author and
executive financial coach Charles "Chuck" Steege, who recently released his
definitive report: Five Reasons to Like Performance Shares (and One Reason to
Mr. Steege has been meeting the needs of C-suite executives for more
information concerning performance shares in 2010 through his blog, SFG
Executive Compensation Forum, developed by financial social media agency,
"By aligning compensation strategies with business outcomes, companies are
more likely to send a clear message to the shareholder about their commitment
to transparency and sound business practices," Mr. Steege maintains.
What do all performance share grants have in common?
The common feature is a specified goal or metric that must be... (more)
Advisōlocity, a social media marketing resource dedicated to advisors and
money managers on a creative budget, launched to criticism and acclaim this
Charlie O'Neill, former managing director of Putnam Investments said,
"Advisōlocity should be careful not to look like just another marketing
agency. The message should be consistently about the power of social media."
Paula David, Chief Marketing Officer of legacy firm Funds Distributor, Inc.
praised Advisōlocity's founders D. Bruce Johnston, John Drachman and Zach
Hedges for their initiative and said, "Their methodical appr... (more)
Advisōlocity, a social media marketing resource which is dedicated to
meeting the needs of advisors and money managers on a budget, was just
launched by founding members D. Bruce Johnston, Zach Hedges and John
Drachman, author of this post.
“At Advisōlocity, which was just launched this week, what distinguishes
us from many other social media agencies is our executive level understanding
of the investment industry,” said D. Bruce Johnston, Institutional
Investor’s 2000 Fund Marketer of the Year. “Combining traditional
marketing communications and financial social media, Advisōl... (more)
The research team at FundRevealsm may have the answer for investors and
advisors looking for a proven, cost-effective and objective way to evaluate
the success of their mutual funds. Based on the principal of fund
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The bottom-line questions
According to Ani Chitaley, founder, president and head of research
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What returns can I expect from my mutual funds? What is the risk of loss?
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If climbing the corporate ladder is a game, the game gets clearer with a
performance shares rule book, according to a new white paper developed
by Charles “Chuck” Steege, CFP, Executive Financial Coach, with
assistance from writer, John Drachman of the Advisolocity staff.
While the structure (and even the definition) of performance share grants can
vary, the common feature is a specified goal or metric that must be achieved
before one can profit from the grant.
“We are seeing that the performance share discussion with our prospects
moves faster once they register for, download a... (more)