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Research and insight from retirement and risk experts at Larkspur-RiXtrema

Why Risk Management Isn’t Like Silly Car Shopping

This article by RiXtrema President appeared on ThinkAdvisor.com I like to use car shopping as an analogy to the investing...

How ‘robo’ platforms for advisors should and should not be used

How ‘robo’ platforms for advisors should and should not be used

Michael Kitces, as is usual for him, asks some relevant and tough questions. You can read his recap of the...

Fill Your Sales Pipeline: Exciting Announcement About Advisor BioniX at T3 Conference

Fill Your Sales Pipeline: Exciting Announcement About Advisor BioniX at T3 Conference

RiXtrema President Investment News Interview: Tips For Dealing With Robo Disruption

RiXtrema President Investment News Interview: Tips For Dealing With Robo Disruption

Daniel Satchkov of Rixtrema believes advisers need to redefine their value to clients to compete with cheaper online advice offerings…...

Federal Reserve Stress Scenarios Modeled In Riskostat

As you may know, the Federal Reserve recently released their stress scenarios: Base, Severe and Adverse. While the Fed may...

What does Riskalyze ‘Risk Number’ really measure?

What does Riskalyze Risk Number really measure? Disclosure of calculation and methodology essential for meaningful discussion. Riskalyze has responded to our...

Crash Tests, Clairvoyants and Risk Managers

Crash Tests, Clairvoyants and Risk Managers

This blog entry is published in the Financial Advisor Magazine Expert Views Risk management is all about finding the suitable...

Black Swans Love a Low VIX

Black Swans Love a Low VIX

This RiXtrema blog entry is published in the Financial Advisor Magazine Expert Views As the VIX tumbles to lows not...

What If Fed Tapers? How Does a Risk Manager Prepare?

In Part 2 the stress test of Fed tapering QE is discussed as a way to cover for shortcomings of...

Why Sharpe Ratio And Other Traditional Stats Can’t Prepare You For What’s Coming

Are you thinking about interest rate risk and how it might interact with equity risk? If you are using risk...