News and Resources

To assist advisers stay up to date with market and product news that might impact on your client portfolios, we are pleased to provide a range of different papers and presentations covering a wide variety of useful topics.

We will let you know when a new paper has been added to the site. We also encourage our members to send us papers that they believe will be of value to the AGBA network. Please get in touch if you have a paper you would like us to consider.

Please note these articles are available free of charge. For a more extensive library of resources, please consider registering as an AGBA member. More information regarding membership options can be found here. 

What to expect from Goals Based Investing

September 7 2018, Dynamic Asset

Goals Based Investing is a simple, rational approach to building portfolios that specifically targets meeting known needs.

The case for Goals Based investing

September 7 2018, Lockwood Advisers

There are many methods of building an investment strategy designed to meet an investor’s future needs.

What is Goals Based Advice

September 7 2018, Kaplan 2017

The concept of goals-based advice places clients’ personal and lifestyle goals at the core of the financial advice process.

A Framework for Goals-Based Wealth Management

September 7 2018, Jean L.P. Brunel

Identifying a client’s goals is at the heart of integrated wealth planning.

Why Goals-Based Investing enhances Modern Portfolio Theory

September 7 2018, Jeff Rogers - AMP

Clients and their advisers once considered a single financial objective: to maximise portfolio returns subject to an acceptable level of volatility.

Why your investment Philosophy Matters

September 7 2018, Matthew Walker - Dynamic Asset

An investment philosophy is based on the intractable belief you have in the principles and practices that guide your decision-making.

GBI: Integrating Traditional and Behavioral Finance

September 7 2018, Dan Nevins

Our paper comprise a framework for goals-based investing.

Goals-based Investing: Integrating Traditional and Behavioral Finance

July 4 2018, Dan Nevins

This article examines opportunities to improve wealth management for individual investors by combining traditional investment methodology based on modern portfolio theory with the observations of...

Setting a Foundation: Goals-Based Investment and Wealth Planning

July 4 2018, Gordon B. Fowler, JR

Goals-based investment and wealth planning is the foundation for successful personal wealth management.
Investment and wealth plans should reflect an investor’s goals and objectives and define...

Industry Associates Engagement Model Recommendations

July 4 2018, Association of Goals Based Advice

The aim of this report is to assist the Board and management in two areas:

1. Provide recommendations in relation to the value proposition...

Applying Goal-Based Investing Principles to the Retirement Problem

July 4 2018, EDHEC-Risk Institute

A major global pension crisis is threatening the two main pillars of pension systems, due to a combination of increasing demographic imbalances and decreasing economic...

(Standing against) The pursuit of averageness

July 1 2018, Allan Gray

There have been plenty of articles in recent times highlighting the rise of passive investing and predicting the demise of active managers. There is a...

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