Women in Business Q&A: Julia McCarthy, Executive Vice President, Workplace Marketing, Solutions and Experience, Fidelity Investments
Fidelity is all about the customer experience and I could not be at a better organization to build on what I believe to be
Slogans that do not help the market understand what companies do or what makes them unique are largely ineffective. Even worse, if they make hard to believe claims, they can cause prospective buyers to not trust the company. Once trust is gone, sales and profits head south.
Technological advances in financial and investment tools give investors a myriad of options, including online trading. Online trading accounts can benefit many types of investors, from the beginner who needs assistance getting an investment plan started to the knowledgeable investor who can use the online trading tools to pursue an investment strategy.
President Obama should be commended for taking on the brokerage industry for ripping off multitudes of 401(k) participants.
Last week, Google and Fidelity announced they were acquiring about 10 percent of Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies, "SpaceX."
Imagine if you started discussing your long-term financial goals about the same time you were planning your nuptials. Perhaps if you spent less time thinking, "band or DJ," and more time thinking about investing, your life together could be vastly improved.
Google Glass is a novel interface to access information hands-free, faster, and easier. The value of Google Glass will ultimately depend on the type of functionalities that will be tied to this unique interface.
Though they may not view themselves as rich, millionaires around the world control 40 percent of global wealth. And these
Fidelity Investments, the gigantic Wall Street mutual fund company, says it will cost a retired couple $20,000 more to buy their medicines if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the Affordable Care Act.
Financial services needs to fix itself and repair its relationship with consumers who have developed mistrust of an industry who has harmed them.
"As soon as you introduce a floating NAV (net asset value), demand for the product is going to plummet," said Mary Beth Fisher
Incredibly, those managing 401(k) assets aren't required to communicate the "cost" of retirement adequacy and the minimum contribution needed to fund that goal.
I learned Fidelity Investments not only accepts investments, it invests in its neighboring communities through arts education in public schools, and it's been investing in school children nationwide since 2006.