Former SEC Chief Walter Named FINRA Public Governor
FINRA announced Thursday that former SEC Chairwoman Elisse Walter has been elected to FINRA’s Board as public governor.
The Four Traits of the ‘Perfect Advisor’
While investors may have a hard time finding "perfect" advisors, is there another trait they should be seeking?
3 Key Steps to Jump-Start Your Business Using Social Media
Advisors who set aside just a small amount of time can maintain their social media presence and reap the rewards of new clients.
Edward Jones to Fund Series 7 Course for College Students
The firm will pay to add this course to 10 universities that offer a financial planning sequence, starting with Kansas State University.
A 5-Step Process to Utilize Your Existing Technology: Level 3 – Building Processes Into Your CRM
In the third post in our series, we focus on how to build processes into your customer relationship management software. It's easier than it sounds.
Growing Your Advisory Firm by Recruiting the 'Right-Fit' Advisor
How to find and add the right advisor, experienced or young, to your firm for growth now and succession planning later.
New Hire Roundup: Piccone to Lead SEC Exam Program in Denver
In other personnel moves, WBI promoted Matt Woehnker, and David Brierwood joins the Preqin board.
Can a ‘Fiduciary-Only’ Advisor Take Commissions?
An advisor makes some good points about selling insurance to clients, but are those clients sure their advisor is acting in their best interests?
Don’t Fear the Robos, Advisors Can’t Be ‘Bot-Sourced’
LPL’s chief investment officer rebuts an Oxford University estimate that advisors have a 58% probability of being replaced by computers.
Don’t Let Government Trample Your Retirement Business: Pawlenty
Think Obamacare is bad? Federal intervention in retirement saving would be an “existential” threat to advisors, ex-governor Tim Pawlenty warns.