Registered investment advisers are responsible for $2.8 trillion in assets under management.
Clearly they have become major players in the world of financial services. Last week, 1,700 RIAs gathered at one of the most important investment summits of the year.
The 21st annual Schwab IMPACT conference brought together registered financial advisers and money managers to discuss the current economic climate, to analyze what is moving markets, and to develop strategies that will allow for satisfying returns as we face an uncertain economic future.
With the nation facing a slew of economic troubles, many of which are right around the corner, we asked attendees at IMPACT 2012 to sound-off on what could be considered three of the most important economic challenges facing us today.