Financial Planning Programs Clamoring for Latina Students
Young Hispanic women have been the "star performers" in William Paterson's financial planning degree programs and are highly sought after by other schools.
Schwab’s Bettinger, Clark: RIAs Must Evolve; Robos in ‘Top of the First’
Welcoming attendees at biggest-ever Impact, Schwab CEO and RIA chief explain robo-advisor strategy and call on RIAs to embrace the challenge of “Generation Now.”
Why the FPA Can’t Win in the Broker Market
It’s hard for me to believe that FPA’s scanty record on CFP advocacy is the reason membership is falling while the number of CFPs rises.
6 Secrets to Becoming a Billion-Dollar RIA Firm: aRIA
The Alliance for RIAs has released a detailed outline on how independent financial advisors can reach and surpass $1 billion in AUM.
Ameriprise Adds $165M Rep From LPL
CEO Jim Cracchiolo is upbeat on advisor recruiting, retention, marketing and asset growth.
In Search of the Best Financial Planning Software: MoneyGuidePro
Is MoneyGuidePro the right financial planning software for you? It's got many impressive features, for sure, but also a few drawbacks.
Fidelity’s Durbin: Betterment Deal Keeps Advisors ‘Front and Center’
Co-opting a robo-advisor like Betterment Institutional also provides an opportunity for RIAs to segment client base, says head of RIA custody unit.
Raymond James Tops Estimates in Q3, Private Client Profits Jump 55%
The company now includes 6,265 advisors doing business in different channels in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.
Top-Performing Firms Have Raised Fees: Tibergien
If you can demonstrate value to your clients, says Pershing Advisor Solutions CEO, then you can charge fees for services, not just on AUM.
Should the FPA Get Behind the CFP Board, or Go It Alone?
The FPA appears to be at a crossroads in its history, having to decide between two paths for its future.