From ‘Wall Street’ to Main Street
Christopher S. Smith of Dover, Delaware, joined Edward Jones after earning his undergraduate and graduate degrees in business in 2008. He then went on to earn his CFP designation at Georgetown and the related Accredited Asset Management Specialist designation.
The Best Reason to Change Firms
Some financial advisors choose to change firms frequently. Many people assume they do it just for the money, but that's rarely the case.
Trump Picks Kate O’Scannlain as DOL’s Top Lawyer
Kate O’Scannlain, a Kirkland & Ellis partner and Federalist Society member, has represented insurers and defended companies against class actions.
Female Firm Owners More Likely Than Men to Be Financial Planners
Close to one-third of women who run advisory firms are financial planners, compared with 21.6% of men, Cerulli finds.
Increasing Business Value Through Technology
“Based on volumes and demographics, there should be more deals being done, however, there is often a disconnect between buyers and sellers,” says Dan Seivert of ECHELON.
Bridgewater’s Dalio: ‘Radical’ Methods, ‘Radical’ Results
The famed Bridgewater founder discusses with ThinkAdvisor the state of the markets, his advice for wealth managers and the embarrassing mistake that supercharged his career.
I Hear You Knocking: Success in Business and Life Depends on Who We Let In
We shouldn’t take what other people say to heart. At least, not until we’ve determined that it’s warranted.
Alabama Securities Director Borg Steps Up as NASAA President
As he starts his one-year term, Joseph Borg notes growing BD interest in the NASAA Model Fee Disclosure Schedule.
Minority-Owned Asset Managers Oversee Less Than 1% of Market: GAO
GAO recommends four practices to help federal entities utilize more asset managers owned by minorities and women.
RBC Adds $350M Merrill Team, $125M Morgan Stanley FA: Recruiting Roundup
Meanwhile, wirehouse reps depart for Baird, Ameriprise and Arkadios Capital; Royal Alliance and CAPTRUST attract large groups.