LPL Shares Info on Reps Recruited in Q1
The IBD lags rivals in terms of average assets per financial advisor but says its "technology, solutions, service and resources" set it apart.
How I Chose My RIA Custodian
I picked TradePMR after running the numbers on trading costs and fees, and things got better when it started using First Clearing.
3 Questions to Ask Before Going Independent
If you're considering going independent, as many readers have told me via email, ask yourself these three questions to get started.
Morgan Stanley, Raymond James Recruit Big Teams From Rivals
In addition, Cetera Advisors says it is now providing services to a large group that advises pro athletes.
11 Steps to Successful Time Management for Solo Practitioners
If you’re an advisor working by yourself, organization is critical to building and sustaining your practice. Here's how I do it.
Showing Your Value to Clients With Your Planning Software
If you're used to working with Windows, you can be more efficient using eMoney to organize client files and give them access to their data.
Raymond James Hits Revenue Milestone as Profits Improve 7% in Fiscal Q2
Total number of advisors in the Private Client Group reached record 6,384, but assets grew faster than headcount.
An Overlooked Benefit of Going Independent: Quality of Life
Freeing up time for a balanced life is invaluable, but too many IBDs send a message to reps that’s not much different than the wirehouses.
Turning Succession Planning Into Business Growth: Raymond James
The independent arm at Raymond James is brokering deals for its own advisors, as well as for breakaway wirehouse reps nationwide.
Breakaway Broker Blasts Schwab Over Nightmare Breakup
Richard Rosso on how he went from being one of Schwab’s top financial consultants to losing a kidney from the stress of an arbitration battle.