The Cost of COVID-19: Understanding the Great Cessation

Economics has been labeled “the dismal science.” I prefer to call it “the illuminating science.” This discipline enlightens us about the workings of our world. The coronavirus pandemic is no exception. Its disastrous effects have echoed through capital markets, corporate … Read More

Meet The Team: Our 2020 Summer Interns

By: Mike Kerins, Founder and CEO of RobustWealth The unprecedented global pandemic has turned business as usual on its head. In turn, many companies struggled with how to move forward with their summer internship programs. We continued to look toward … Read More

Advisor Platform

RobustWealth Introduces New Iteration of Advisor Platform

RobustWealth is thrilled to announce the release of our Advisor 2.0 platform, accompanying our recently released Client 2.0 portal.  The intuitive portal is built on a new framework, providing a modern, next-generation design. The Platform expedites processes through automated rebalancing, … Read More

Is Now a Good Time for 20-Somethings to Get into the Market?

One of the seven deadly sins of investing is something called market timing. It comes in several flavors. The first is where investors put off putting money to work in a falling market in hopes of getting better prices later. … Read More

Mind Over Money: Behavioral Economics in Action

Rachel Anderson’s second installment of the RobustWealth Roundtable series features Dr. Joy Lere, a psychologist and professor who works with professionals at the intersection of behavior and business. … Read More

How Best Practices Helped RobustWealth’s Technology Team During the COVID-19 Pandemic

On Friday, March 13, Principal Financial Group, RobustWealth’s parent company, instructed employees to work from home starting Monday, March 16. Although working from home is not new to most of our employees, it was the first time everyone at RobustWealth was required to work from home. Fortunately, we’re always planning, evaluating, and testing our business continuity plan at RobustWealth, which is why having a robust cloud infrastructure is critical to the business. … Read More

Women in Wealth: Awareness, Advocacy, and Advancement

Here at RobustWealth, we value learning with each other and from experts. As Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” What better way to create interest around learning than to speak on the timely and important topic of women in wealth. In March we recognized Women’s History Month; in April we celebrated Financial Literacy Month. As the industry moves to be more diverse and inclusive, raising awareness on the challenges faced by women and minorities remains top of mind. … Read More

Signature Service on Wheels

Even if nothing seems certain lately, you can be certain RobustWealth is committed to helping you serve your clients. With COVID-19 causing instability and market volatility, we want our clients to know we’re here for you. … Read More

What the Coronavirus Reminds Us about Emergency Funds

I started my career trading foreign currency options on the floor of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. A trader approached me on the trading floor and let loose with the following: “A stock is just a bundle of information masquerading as … Read More

‘Tis the season for charitable giving. How to invest with your heart this Giving Tuesday.

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving has widely become known as “Giving Tuesday.” It serves as an international day of charitable giving to kick off the holiday season. This year, it falls on December 3rd, less than a couple weeks away. As … Read More