Stagnant RIA Growth Demands Pricing Change
Fidelity report suggests advisors must do better at "change management," particularly in matching their pricing with value delivered and forming a digital strategy.
Raymond James Adds 2 Teams; Wells Fargo Nabs Breakaways: Recruiting Roundup
Meanwhile, LPL Financial attracts affiliated advisors from rival IBDs, as RBC hires a longtime Merrill advisor with long career at Merrill Lynch.
Schwab to Launch Hybrid Robo-Advisor Service
Schwab Intelligent Advisory combines the service of a “live credentialed professional and logarithm-driven technology.”
Betterment for Advisors Partners With FPA
The strategic partnership will help educate advisors about using technology to serve more clients, according to the FPA.
Aspiriant Acquires $850M RIA in Silicon Valley, Tops $10B in AUM
With acquisition of RIA Stanford Investment, wealth management firm will have $10 billion in client AUM, says CEO Rob Francais.
Ex-Rep Says He Stole $1.6M From Clients
The former advisor has pleaded guilty to stealing from a family that owned three trusts that he managed.
Can an Algorithm Assess Investors’ Complex Financial Needs?
“The future of financial advice is bionic,” CEO David Siegel of Investopedia said.
Moody’s Turns Negative on Outlook for Global Asset Managers
Business conditions for asset managers are at an "all-time low," says Moody’s Managing Director Marc Pinto.
Fee Compression, Compliance Are Top Concerns for Advisors: SEI Survey
Only 11% of the advisors surveyed are ready for the implementation of the DOL fiduciary rule in 2017.
CANNEX Brings Greater Transparency to Annuity Market: Top Portfolio Products
In other product news, Invesco and iShares expand their ETF lineups.