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Carson Group Announces Strategic Relationship with Barron’s and Creighton University’s Heider College of Business to Nurture Next-Gen Talent

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Carson Group, a family of companies committed to being the most trusted for financial advice, today announced the launch of a partnership with financial publication Barron’s, and Creighton University, to help educate the next generation on the extensive opportunity that exists within the financial services profession. Continue reading

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The struggle is real: Why our profession needs next-gen talent now

The ground is shifting beneath our feet. The problem is, we look down to see the ground cracking while remaining completely oblivious to what’s overhead: A new atmosphere. A changed environment. An unrecognizable future.

The financial services industry today looks nothing like it did just five years ago. For one thing, it’s older. Some studies estimate that by 2022, the U.S. wealth management industry is likely to face a shortfall of at least 200,000 employees. Much of this reflects the aging population of advisers. Continue reading

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Pros and Cons to Buying Disney (DIS) Stock

Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS) is celebrating its 95th anniversary this year, and the entertainment giant has sure come a long way since namesake Walter Elias Disney founded the company in 1923.

Besides its amusement parks and iconic animated characters like Mickey Mouse, Snow White and Cinderella, Disney is a conglomerate stuffed with highly-recognizable brand names like Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, ABC, ESPN and, more recently, the digital streaming site Hulu.

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Carson Group Expands Business Development Team with Addition of Regional Vice Presidents Mike Kurz and Wendy Matheny

Omaha, NE – August 29, 2018 – Carson Group, a family of companies committed to being the most trusted for financial advice and guidance via service to both advisors and investors, announced the expansion of its business development team with the addition of Mike Kurz and Wendy Matheny. Both collectively bring more than 40 years of experience guiding financial advisors in the growth of their business and challenging firms to better serve their clients. Continue reading

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Bloomberg Businessweek: Trump Says Google Rigging News

Bloomberg Markets with Carol Massar and Jason Kelly.

Drive to the close of the market with Scott Kubie, Chief Investment Officer at Carson Group. Continue reading

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Carson Group Makes the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies for Second Consecutive Year

Omaha, NE – August 15, 2018 Carson Group, a family of companies committed to being the most trusted for financial advice and guidance via service to both advisors and investors, today announced its inclusion in Inc.Magazine’s 37thannual list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies – the Inc. 5000. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Continue reading

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7 Ways to Shelter from a Trade War

The Treasury’s inflation-protected securities can be a haven in a trade war for three reasons, says Scott Kubie, chief investment officer at Carson Group in Omaha. Continue reading

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Carson Group Levels Up

Carson Group continues to grow; the financial advice conglomerate has announced its acquisition of a marketing firm and appointed its first chief marketing officer, Jud Mackrill, co-founder of the company acquired, Mineral Interactive. Continue reading

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Carson Group Acquires Financial Marketing and Tech Firm Mineral Interactive, Names Jud Mackrill Chief Marketing Officer

OMAHA, Neb., July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Carson Group, a family of companies committed to being the most trusted for financial advice and guidance via service to both advisors and investors, today announced the acquisition of Mineral Interactive (“Mineral”), a digital marketing and technology firm. At the same time, Mineral CEO Jud Mackrill was appointed Chief Marketing Officer for Carson Group. Continue reading