5 Strategies to Attract Millennial Advisors
Hartford Funds convened a roundtable of millennial advisors to discuss what the industry needs to do to attract them.
Cetera Grabs LPL Exec to Fill CFO Slot
Jeff Buchheister comes to the IBD group just two months after former LPL President Robert Moore joined the board.
The Future of OSJs: Does Size Matter?
Eric Schwartz of Cambridge and others say industry trends are pushing more advisors to join a certain size branch.
Legg Mason Buys Big Stake in Robo-Advisor
The asset manager says the deal will help it boost distribution to partnering advisors coping with new DOL rules.
Waddell & Reed Adds eMoney to Advisor Tech Platform
The broker-dealer, which has about 1,800 advisors, is building a new platform and does not plan to roll out robo-advisor services.
How OSJs Are Responding to Major Industry Changes
There are three main OSJ business models, according to a study from AssetMark and Aite group, and one is best equipped for the future.
After the DOL Fiduciary Rule, Enter the Fee-Based Variable Annuity
The long-suffering product class may be ripe for a comeback as hefty VA commissions are frowned upon under the DOL rule.
Top Portfolio Products: 4 Firms Add ETFs; Fidelity Cuts Fees
State Street and AccuShares introduce sector ETFs; Guggenheim and Deutsche Asset Management launch "smart" ETFs.
Honoring Advisors Who Serve(d): Fourth of July, 2016
ThinkAdvisor honors 13 veterans this Fourth of July who served in the armed forces and now serve their clients as financial advisors.
FINRA Posts Loss for 2015 as Costs Rise, Fines Drop 30%
Revenue from fines weakened to $93.8 million, while costs grew to over $1 billion on technology projects.