Charles Paikert has been writing about the financial advisory industry since 2004. Paikert has been an editor for Investment News and Financial Planning and currently contributes to Family Wealth Report, RIABiz and Barron’s. He has also written about the industry for The New York Times and Reuters and has moderated panels at numerous industry conferences, including Schwab IMPACT and Invest. Paikert is the co-author of Madness: The Ten Most Memorable NCAA Basketball Finals.
When he began his career in financial services, Mark Casady thought he wanted to be a portfolio manager. But when he started managing money while working for Northern Trust in the early 1980s, Casady discovered that he didn’t, in fact, like it that much.