Top 50 Money Managers


  • Target date fund

    Should allocations freeze at the retirement date, get more conservative, or is there a more customized solution? Experts weigh in.

  • money suitcase inheritance

    As baby boomers enter retirement, history's greatest wealth transfer is under way, with $30 trillion to be passed on to Gen X and Y heirs.

  • retirement savings

    Advisors differ on their use, but qualified longevity annuity contracts (QLACs) can help investors hedge against outliving their savings.

  • High-growth frontier markets — smaller emerging economies around the world — can offer the high risk and returns some investors are seeking.

  • Variation choice

    Diversification is a great hedge against investment uncertainties, but investors, now spoiled for asset choice, often overcomplicate things.

  • Woman Center Stage

    Amid stock market volatility, there has been nearly $8 billion in net inflows to so-called alternative funds since the beginning of 2015.

  • Businessman with laptop flying

    Migration from actively managed mutual funds to passively managed funds hasn't abated, but not every active asset manager is affected.

  • Financial Advisor

    There is still a wide belief that investors may be better off with active investment management as opposed to buying an index fund.

  • Statistician

    Smart beta funds offer investors who like low-cost, user-friendly index investing new ways to beat the market.

  • Personal finance

    Active fund managers are hopeful they'll have a better shot at outperforming passively managed funds in a bad market than in a good one.

  • Businessman with decision

    Before choosing from the wealth of available funds, consider your goals, expectations, risk tolerance and interest in managing assets.

  • Money in spotlight

    Thanks to growth in money management, the ability to create a diversified, low-cost investment portfolio has never been greater.

  • Money manager

    CNBC ranks the top 50 money managers for 2015, based on total assets under management, total number of accounts and average account size.

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