Faith-Based Advisor Group Requires a Real Commitment
Gaining a Qualified Kingdom Advisor designation isn’t for advisors who “just want to put a fish on their business card,” says Rob West.
The Real Value of an Advisor: 'Risk' and 'Managing'
Are your conversations with your clients about the 2014 markets different than in 2008-2009? We focus on helping clients understand what we mean by risk and managing.
A 6-Point Advisor To-Do List for 2015
Love that bull market, but to succeed next year no matter how the markets behave, you'll need to follow these six steps.
In Broker Harmonization Debate, the SEC Is the Real Problem
The current debate over the regulation of brokers and investment advisors has been raging for almost four years now, ever since President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Act into law back in 2010.
How to Differentiate Services Across Segmented Client Tiers
You know you should segment your client base into tiers, how exactly do you do so the right way?
Owners, You Gotta Learn to Share
To get the most out of junior partners and ensure a successful succession plan, owner-advisors need to share ownership.
5 Steps to Replicate Your Best Clients
Is there a way to find new clients that are similar to, if not exactly like, your best clients?
In Search of the Best Financial Planning Software: A Road Block
I really like Thomson Reuter’s portfolio management platform, but if an agreement can’t be reached with my custodian, TradePMR, I’ll have some decisions to make.
Coaches Corner: Make Year End Goal Planning a Team Sport
Following a six-step process—and getting buy-in from everyone on your team—makes for effective goal planning.
What the World Needs Now…Are Client Advocates
The securities industry seems to be moving toward fiduciary client advocate advisors. Unfortunately, it looks like it will take a new professional organization to get there.