401(k) Balances Are Up, but Is Your Retirement Plan Business?
Advisors should focus on gaps in investment performance, for instance, to boost their results in this space.
Advisors Need to Up Their Game on Client Reporting: SS&C
A survey by SS&C Technologies Holdings found that tech investment is lagging when it comes to reporting information to clients.
AI-Powered Prospecting Tool Launches New Research Function
The prospecting platform PSMP now gives retirement plan advisors more data and helps them fine-tune their prospecting efforts.
Raymond James Nearly Back to ‘Normal’ After Irma
The Florida-based firm, which shifted resources out of the area due to Hurricane Irma, pledges to support associates affected by the storm.
SS&C Announces Spate of Tech Updates
SS&C Technologies Holdings made several announcements Tuesday regarding its technology offerings.
How the Clients You Don’t Take Can Grow Your Firm
When a prospect doesn’t meet your firm’s minimums, instead of turning them away, take the meeting.
Want to Put Clients First? Lose That Tie
By losing the suits, advisors can differentiate themselves from the product pushers and profit-hungry bankers that many clients associate with the industry.
FinaMetrica Offers XYPN Members Risk Tolerance Toolkit: Portfolio Products
In addition, Franklin Templeton launched two new municipal bond ETFs and Sage Advisory Services added a customized laddered muni strategy.
Advisor’s Buy-Sell Agreement Is Triggered by Tragedy
Advisor Kevin Skipper signed a buy-sell agreement with our firm. Five months later, he died unexpectedly. Here's what we learned.
Number of RIA Deals Could Reach Triple Digits in 2017: Schwab
The 2017 transaction volume is keeping pace with the 2016 total of 94 deals.