Recruiting Roundup: Ex-Morgan Stanley MD Joins Brinker Capital
Meanwhile, New York Life names Afshar, formerly with Best Buy, to an executive post; IMCA names its new marketing chief.
In New Fiduciary World, Should Governance of the CFP Board Be Tweaked?
A veteran planner who spent quality time on the CFP Board and FINRA arb boards suggests CFPs themselves should control the direction of the profession.
Community College Students: New Source of Financial Planners?
The American College's Ajamu Loving is looking to expand academic partnerships with community colleges to achieve multiple goals, including cultivating more advisors.
Honoring Advisors Who Serve(d): Fourth of July, 2016
ThinkAdvisor honors 13 veterans this Fourth of July who served in the armed forces and now serve their clients as financial advisors.
FINRA Execs Continue to Earn Big Bucks
Incoming FINRA CEO Robert Cook, from law firm Cleary Gottlieb, won't take as drastic a pay cut as a transition to public service often entails.
JPMorgan Accused of Double Standard on Broker Poaching
Firms says some aren’t subject to the "cease-fire" industry pact; the decade-old agreement is under strain as banks claim exceptions.
SEC Names O’Riordan Co-Chief of Asset Management Unit
She replaces Marshall Sprung, who left the agency in April.
CFP Board Reports Early Success on Center for Financial Planning
The Center focuses on diversity, adding more advisors and building an "academic home" for the profession, with a new research journal.
Is There a Winning Personality Type for Top Advisors?
AssetMark researchers attempted to find out by studying 41 firms — and merely participating in the study boosted the firms' results.
No Great Expectations
Most people think it's better to hire experienced people rather than someone entering the job market. But they’re wrong more often than you would think.