Financial Services Explained, Pt. 3: The Levels of Independent Advice
In this post in our series, an explanation of the different affiliation models of professional advice-givers, aka advisors.
How the Best Advisors Are Like Olympic Athletes
The next generation of advisors is talented, adaptable and looking for guidance from the industry’s pioneers.
Financial Advisors Voted Overwhelmingly for Trump: FSI Poll
Financial advisors favored Trump over Clinton by a ratio of more than 3 to 1, according to a post-elction poll from FSI.
LPL Nabs $4B Group With 135 Reps From Lincoln
Integrated Financial Partners of Waltham, Massachusetts, is joining its IBD and hybrid RIA platforms.
Your 2017 Incentive Plans: Be Careful What You Pay Staff to Do
One takeaway: Incentives based on individual competition do not motivate employees to work together, nor toward the good of the firm.
Raymond James Adds 3 Texas Reps, Shares October Results
The firm attracts the independent advisors from rival LPL Financial in different parts of the Lone Star State.
LPL Continues Strong Recruiting Drive in Q3
A large number of advisors moved to the IBD from Cetera, Wells Fargo and Edward Jones.
6 Keys to Investment Success: T. Rowe’s Brian Rogers Reflects
As Rogers prepares to retire in March, he shares the investment lessons he’s learned during 35 years at T. Rowe Price.
Three Top SEC Officials to Leave Agency
The agency's chief litigator and director of trading and markets are among those on their way out before January.
Flat Fees: Not as New as You Think
I know many advisors who instituted retainers but then switched back to an AUM compensation model; the benefit was to them and their clients.