Raymond James Adds 6 From LPL; Wells Fargo Grabs 5 From Morgan Stanley
Meanwhile, Merrill Lynch recruits a UBS team as wirehouse retention deals expire.
Claiming Social Security; When Clients Go Bad; Fighting Public Corruption: Investment Advisor March Features—Slideshow
While advisors are not required to provide help with Social Security claiming strategies, some experts believe clients who sue their advisors over bad advice could have a case.
Why I Love Advisors
At the TD Ameritrade Institutional conference in January, I participated in a panel session on how advisors can work with the media.
At TD Ameritrade Gathering, Technology, Trusts, Diversity—and Blue Jeans
TD Ameritrade Institutional's annual advisor gathering featured well-received addresses by people like Leon Panetta and Magic Johnson and a last-night party headlined by the Steve Miller Band.
Young Professionals: Demonstrating Initiative Above and Beyond
The concept of initiative, of demonstrating capabilities beyond the formal job description, is often discussed among young professionals.
LPL Defends $9M Fortigent Restructuring
The reorganization, whose cost includes $4.5 million in severance packages, will bring "innovation and efficiency" to LPL's HNW offerings, an executive said.
How Much Is an Advisor Worth? Eric Nelson Does the Math
When a prospect balks at paying advisory fees, Eric Nelson shows the value he adds — and what the absence of an advisor can cost.
Fidelity Merges Clearing and Custody Arms; Launches Tech Unit
The combination of National Financial and Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services is five years in the making. Fidelity Wealth Technologies will be led by Mike Durbin.
Finding Your Client’s Place on the Efficient Frontier
Modern Portfolio Theory plays a role in academic finance, but for Dave Basten of API Funds, MPT plays a unique role in investment practice.
10 Best Websites for Financial Advisors: 2015
Dalbar’s quarterly review reveals which fund company sites offer advisor-specific and easily accessible content.