AlphaSimplex Hires New Investment Committee Advisor
The firm, founded by MIT professor Andrew Lo, has hired former SSGA CIO Alistair Lowe as senior advisor to its investment committee.
Next-Gen Panelists Talk About How They Became Advisors
At the TD Ameritrade conference, a panel of financial planning students, veteran advisors and career changers discussed ways the industry can attract younger advisors.
Recruiting Roundup: RBC Adds $4M Team in New York
Meanwhile, Wells Fargo, Raymond James and LPL Financial announce their latest new advisors.
Michael Finke Named Dean of The American College
Michael Finke of Texas Tech will soon be the dean of the the program that provides education for CFP, ChFC and other advisor designations.
How to Differentiate Yourself From Other Advisors
Why do clients hire us in the first place?
Talent Wars: Lessons From Leading Firms
As part of our recruiting process, we periodically check in with candidates to gauge how they are acclimating to their new position.
Rising Star: Morgan Stanley’s Shelley O’Connor
In Research’s latest interview offering views from the industry’s highest ranks, Morgan Stanley’s Shelley O’Connor talks about wealth management, women (clients and advisors) and more.
DOL Fiduciary Rule Lands at OMB for Review
SIFMA urges OMB to put the rule through a "comprehensive" cost-benefit analysis.
Dear Breakaway Broker: Know Your Employment Agreement(s)
Whether you’re a rep, an RIA or an advisor employer, it’s wise to understand the legal issues around employment.
How to Make Owner-Advisors' Lives Less Lonely at the Top
As firms grow, owner-advisors have to adapt to new roles which can be good for you, your staff and for (more) clients.