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    The Securities and Exchange Commission has three primary mandates: to protect investors; to maintain fair, orderly and efficient markets; and to facilitate capital formation.

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Resource Download: Overcoming Transition Hurdles

Transitioning your business is a major strategic decision that requires careful thought and planning. Download "Overcoming Transition Hurdles" to find solutions that can help you understand how to successfully move your practice while maintaining a focus on client relationships and growth.

Resource The Best of Both Worlds with Century Securities

Our independent affiliates enjoy the freedom to make important choices and the professional resources of Stifel Nicolaus. To find out more, download our booklet, "The Best of Both Worlds with Century Securities."

Resource Baby Boomers & Millennials

Creating a dynamic and effective strategy to communicate with clients of every age.

Resource The Advisor Answer To Baby Boomer Asset Withdrawal

Baby boomer affluence has been a windfall for advisors, but will it continue now that 'de-cumulation' phase has begun? The following white paper illustrates what's necessary to maintain a viable practice going forward.

Resource A Step-by-Step Guide to prioritize client service technology initiatives.

Technology can help improve client services, but deciding the best options can be daunting. Follow our five easy steps to discover which path is best for you.

Resource Extreme Ideas Help Build Brands That Get Noticed

At Personalized Brokerage Services we’ve worked with thousands of financial professionals to develop their brand and help differentiate them from their competitors. Watch this video to find out what we have to offer.

Resource Complimentary Download: A Plan of Your Own

In the next decade, a fifth of today's financial advisors are expected to retire. Despite this demographic backdrop, only a fraction of these advisors have completed their succession plans. Without a plan for a handover, advisors run the risk of alienating clients and limit their options when they are ready to retire and sell their practice.

Resource How a Variable Annuity Can Provide Retirement Income Stability

This complimentary case study demonstrates how a 60-year-old male client could potentially benefit from the type of retirement strategy that involves a variable annuity product.

Resource Action Guide: Build Client Confidence

Whether clients are fixated on the past, paralyzed by uncertainty, or terrified of potential losses, they may risk falling short of their financial goals. Learn simple steps you can take to help them act with confidence and achieve better results.

Resource Complimentary White Paper: Uncover Five Myths about the Hybrid RIA Model

Want to operate both a commission- and fee-based practice? The Hybrid RIA business model promises the best of both worlds! Get the facts now.

Resource Getting Real: Overcome the Five Myths of Precious Metals Investing

In their quest for portfolios that can withstand the rigors of today’s marketplace, financial advisors are increasingly looking for alternative solutions. Discover why, for some, precious metals are the answer.

Resource Hiring A Junior Advisor - Made Simple

You can do it all - if you had a 50-hour day. Until there is one, hiring a junior advisor may be what you need to get things done.

Event The MarketCounsel Summit

December 08, 2014- December 11, 2014 | The Four Seasons Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

Event Inside ETFs

January 25, 2015- January 28, 2015 | The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, Hollywood, FL

Event FSI OneVoice 2015

January 26, 2015- January 28, 2015 | JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa, San Antonio, TX

Event TD Ameritrade 2015 National Conference

January 28, 2015- January 31, 2015 | , San Diego, CA

Professional Library Regulatory Oversight of Investment Advisors

From The Investment Advisor’s Guide to Compliance

Professional Library Selected Provisions of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

From 2013 Tax Facts

Professional Library Advertising Advisor Services and Credentials

From The Investment Advisor’s Guide to Compliance

Professional Library Agency and Principal Transactions

From The Investment Advisor’s Guide to Compliance

Professional Library Anti-Fraud Provisions of the Investment Advisers Act

From The Investment Advisor’s Guide to Compliance

Professional Library Best Practices for Working with Senior Investors

From The Investment Advisor’s Guide to Compliance

Professional Library Books and Records Rule

From The Investment Advisor’s Guide to Compliance

Professional Library Health Insurance: Health and Medical Savings Accounts

From 2013 Tax Facts

Professional Library Long Term Care Insurance: Premiums

From 2013 Tax Facts

Professional Library Annuities: Variable Annuities

From 2013 Tax Facts

Professional Library Annuities: Estate Tax

From 2013 Tax Facts

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Cafeteria Plans

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