New Frontiers for Advisor Regulation, Hiring
We all know these are tough times for advisors — akin to the Wild West when it comes to keeping up with new rules and ever-changing regulations.
Being a Financial Advisor: It's Your Choice
Working in the investment-advice field is an exciting and potentially lucrative career; but do we really understand what the word 'professional' fully means?
How to Solve the 'Problem' of Legacy Client
Here's what one advisory firm is doing with unprofitable investors.
The Worst & Very Best Cold-Calling Scripts
There are four “grades” of cold-calling scripts.
The Ever-Evolving Financial Advisor
Advisors are a nimble bunch, which means they can keep offering clients more broad-based services that meet their particular needs.
Gen Xers Get Some Good Economic News (Sort of)
Their household wealth is rebounding from the Great Recession, but their "sandwich generation" status still haunts them.
Regulatory Wrangling: The Year Ahead
DOL fiduciary rule, having proper cybersecurity controls and adjusting to an updated exam program are some compliance chores facing the industry.
Four Top Takeaways from the 2017 MarketCounsel Summit
The MarketCounsel Summit is known for its high-profile speakers, elegant venues and the premium networking experience it gives advisors, select service providers and industry luminaries.
Adapting to the Millennial Disruption
While it's true that the independent advisory business is changing, there's nothing “new” about dramatic changes in our industry.
What Should Really Guide Your Investment Thinking in 2018
Year-end reviews are popular, but they blind us at the very time we want clarity.