Painful Life Lessons From Journalist Who Nearly Died in Iraq
LPL conference capped off by hard lessons about life from Bob Woodruff of ABC News, who was severely injured by a roadside bomb in 2006.
Securities America Grabs 2 Advisors With $93M in AUM
The Virginia-based brokers come from VALIC, an AIG affiliate, and join Investor Securities Group, one of Securities America's largest branches.
Schorsch's RCS Rebrands IBD Unit, Stays With Pershing
The unit, renamed Cetera Financial, will include expanded marketing platform and consulting services, Cetera CEO Larry Roth said.
How Advisors Can Go From ‘Good to Great’: Jim Collins
Bestselling author Jim Collins shares the secrets of greatness at LPL’s annual advisor conference.
HighTower Grabs Merrill Advisors With $800M in Florida
Merrill Lynch lost $800 million in AUM and three top advisors to HighTower Partnership.
H.D. Vest Rolls Out Financial Planning Software for Advisors
The software gives its nearly 5,000 advisors more access to information on client assets, even those held at other firms.
Schorsch’s RCAP Buys Another IBD, Reports Q2 Results
VSR Group will join RCAP’s Cetera Financial group, boosting its advisor count to more than 9,200.
FSI Taps Cetera, First Allied Exec as Vice Chairman
Adam Antoniades takes on a new role at FSI, while Richard Lampen of Ladenburg Thalmann gets a new title as well.
Wealth Firms Adding Indie, Wirehouse Reps
A number of successful advisors are switching channels and broker-dealers at a quick pace in midsummer.
Ladenburg Thalmann Buys Insurance Brokerage Highland for $42M
The acquisition of Highland gives Ladenburg's independent advisors greater access to insurance solutions for clients.