For better or worse, very few professional relationships in your working scientific life have as much of an impact on your career and your thinking as those with your graduate school advisor. You learn a lot from him or her, and sometimes if things unfortunately don't go well (as in the case of the recent much discussed fiasco), you learn what not to do. Your graduate school advisor imparts little tidbits of wisdom every single day.
Dick Thaler gives out some advice to econ students: My advice for young researchers at the start of their career is… Work on your own ideas, not your advisor’s ideas (or at least in addition to her ideas). I think this is bad advice... Read Post
Some financial advisors want the best for your budget; others are a little more disingenuous -- they'll bully their clients into buying products they don't need. If you suspect that an advisor is trying to get the better of you, don... Read Post
FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. 10 Business Lessons From The Beatles (Money & Markets) Josh Brown finds investing and finance-related lessons ... Read Post