Is Going Robo the Secret to Growing Your RIA?
As Tina Powell of Beacon Wealth launches SheCapital, an automated service for women, experts discuss how, and whether, to use robo-advice to reach more clients.
PayPal, Amazon Could Give Banks and Credit Unions a Run for Their Money
Banks and credit unions could be under pressure to innovate as younger clients are more open to alternative financial services providers, a survey found.
The 2015 Broker-Dealers of the Year Are Ready to Rumble
The Broker-Dealers of the Year, as chosen by their own reps, will take on the DOL and anyone else who threatens the IBD model.
Herbers: Why Advisors’ Profits Are Falling
Despite rising revenue, profitability is falling because advisory firms are “spending money where they shouldn’t,” says Angie Herbers.
The One-Man, $1.2 Billion ETF Shop
Andrew Chanin's PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF has had one of the fastest ascents in history.
Social Security May Extend Spousal Benefits to Gay Couples
Attorneys in federal suits seeking benefits say the SSA will provide retroactive benefits to the spouses, widows or widowers of same-sex partners.
AUM or Flat Fees? Start and End With Your Clients’ Needs
Once you’ve determined who your target clients are and what services you will provide, decide how to charge them based on their needs, not yours.
When Managing Trading Data, Ditch the Spreadsheet
As technology has made trading more advanced, it’s also put more pressure on firms to manage and store all that data.
How Mature Is Your Firm's Social Media Strategy?
Hearsay Social's new Social Business Maturity Model lets firms benchmark themselves against others using seven factors.
RIAs Are Least Dependent on Value-Add Support: Survey
The fastest growing segment of the financial advisor market is also the segment least dependent on outside support from asset managers, insurance companies and BDs.