An Overlooked Benefit of Going Independent: Quality of Life
Freeing up time for a balanced life is invaluable, but too many IBDs send a message to reps that’s not much different than the wirehouses.
Raymond James Keeps Up Social Media Push
The firm says close to two-thirds of reps are up and running on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Turning Succession Planning Into Business Growth: Raymond James
The independent arm at Raymond James is brokering deals for its own advisors, as well as for breakaway wirehouse reps nationwide.
Raymond James Exec: ‘No Robo-Advisor Plans’
Raymond James' indie arm remains focused on advisors, their growth and recruiting, according to President Scott Curtis.
Breakaway Broker Blasts Schwab Over Nightmare Breakup
Richard Rosso on how he went from being one of Schwab’s top financial consultants to losing a kidney from the stress of an arbitration battle.
Schorsch Accused of $900M Fee-Driven Scheme
Behind the accounting errors that knocked $4 billion off ARCP’s market value was a hidden scheme, investors said in a lawsuit.
Raymond James Kicks Off National Indie Event
The Las Vegas-based conference is drawing nearly 1,900 independent reps and over 70 prospects.
Hearsay Social’s New Curated Content Tool Moves Beyond Finance
The tool lets advisors access preapproved content on everything from lifestyle news to sports in order to help build a brand that reflects their personality.
FINRA OKs Changes to Communications Rules, Seeks Public Comment
FINRA will also file with the SEC to charge a $115 fee for the MSRB's new muni advisor qualification exam.
Schwab Posts 7% Profit Decline for Q1 Despite Asset Growth
The company points to higher compensation costs as a cause of its falling net income.