Raymond James, Dynasty Add Big Wirehouse Teams: Recruiting Roundup
Meanwhile, Cetera attracts a group with 55 indie advisors in Southern California.
Should You Outsource Your Investment Management?
Depending upon which studies you look at, somewhere between 25% and 50% of all advisors outsource some or all of their investment management functions.
Board to Death: Is the CFP Board’s New Fiduciary Standard Really Better Than No Standard at All?
Back in 2008, the CFP Board announced that it was revising its professional standards to include a requirement that CFPs act as fiduciaries for their clients.
Industry Needs to ‘Modernize’ to Accept Smaller Investors: Schwab
Wealth is more than "a specific sum of money" to many Americans, and the industry needs to adapt to accept this, Schwab execs say.
Socially Responsible Investing Starts With the Bottom Line
As mission-focused investing becomes more popular, advisors need to use a financial screen first when looking at potential investments.
Wealth Advisor, Heal Thyself: A 5-Question Checkup for Your Firm
Answering these questions will put your firm on the path to a healthy future.
Blackstone Booming Ahead in Nontraded REIT Business
Working with the wirehouses, rather than exiting the market like W. P. Carey, is Blackstone's approach.
Advisors’ Use of Digital Technology Needs Overhaul: Global Wealth Report
Digital initiatives have largely centered on providing customers with basic portfolio functionalities, but more is needed.
Trump Said Likely to Name Hester Peirce as SEC Commissioner
Peirce, a former SEC counsel and Senate aide, is the Trump administration’s likely choice to fill the open Republican seat at the SEC.
3 Big Trends Driving Retirement Planning in the ‘New Normal’
Advisors’ successful clients learned investing from the “perfect storm” of the late 20th century, but those lessons are outdated, Philip Romero says.