Why Advisors Attend Conferences Now: Next-Gen Recruiting
And who is helping advisors with this mission? As shown by its words and actions, TD Ameritrade stands out.
11 Reasons Why Putting Brokerage Clients’ Interests First Is a Bad Idea
The reasons raised by the brokerage industry against DOL’s fiduciary proposal are good, but out of the goodness of my heart, I offer some more.
Getting the Right Tools for Financial Planning, Asset Management
I've changed my financial planning software, and have re-upped for Morningstar Advisor Workstation, with one very nice addition: YCharts.
10 Best Websites for Financial Advisors: 2015
Dalbar’s quarterly review reveals which fund company sites offer advisor-specific and easily accessible content.
Is Crowdfunding the Great Investment Equalizer?
The collaborative nature of crowdfunding can be ideal for some investors, particularly women. And there's room for advisors to help.
On Social Media, Cut Through the Compliance Clutter and Connect
Hootsuite talks with pros in regulated industries about the challenges standing between their social media presence and forging deeper client connections.
Online Broker Folio Acquires BUYandHOLD Business
The group is led by ex-SEC Commissioner Steve Wallman.
Hearsay Social Wants to Help Advisors Predict Client Behavior
The Predictive Social Suite will monitor social media and other channels for "signals" of events in clients' lives that often lead to buying decisions.
Want to Lure Millennials? Forget ‘Retirement Planning’
XY Planning Network co-founder Alan Moore, 27, talks with ThinkAdvisor about his generation, his monthly fee model, and why advisors should rethink "retirement."
United Capital Adds 23-Member Wealth Management Team
A Denver-based wealth management firm with $2 billion in AUM happily casts it lot with United Capital, becoming its biggest acquisition to date.