Kitces, Brown Launch Recruiting Site for Indie Advisors
Advisors Michael Kitces and Caleb Brown have launched JobsFP, a recruiting website for independent financial planners.
10 States With Most Advisors Headquartered
Most investment advisory firms’ main offices are concentrated in relatively few states, with distribution likely driven by access to financial markets, population and net worth.
New Hire Roundup: Waddell & Reed Opens New Office
Meanwhile, David Stofer, Mark Nothnagel and their team join newly launched Mariner Retirement Advisors.
How Financial Planning Saves Clients (and Advisors) From Themselves
How the evolving process of financial planning helps clients (and their advisors) avoid the worst self-inflicted wounds.
The Bizarre Recruiting Case of Alfonso Montoya
A $150 million book of business Wells Fargo promised him never materialized — and then the wirehouse took him to arbitration.
19 Top Colleges for Green MBAs: 2014
These college rankings weave together the priority given to sustainability education with Financial Times’ Global MBA ratings.
Yet Another Reason Why Internal Successions Are Best
Advisors are counting on an external sale (eventually) to fund their retirement, but in our experience the best exit strategy is an internal succession plan.
New Hire Roundup: Vanguard’s McNabb to Serve Additional Term at ICI
Meanwhile, Dynasty Financial Partners announced a new partnering with Nova Wealth Advisors.
FINRA’s Senior VP of Enforcement Moves to Shulman Rogers
Emily Gordy, FINRA’s senior VP of enforcement, has joined Shulman Rogers as chairwoman of the firm’s Financial Industry Regulatory Group.
The Succession Planning Mirage, and the Alternative
Few advisors have made actual succession plans, but there might be a very good reason for this.