Ron Carson Completes Move From LPL to Cetera
The wealth management group has over $6.5 billion in assets on its RIA platform and other operations.
HighTower Adds $1B Team in Florida: Recruiting Roundup
The group is moving from Wells Fargo Private Bank; meanwhile Focus Financial says a partner firm has wrapped up a deal.
Free College Tuition Plans Sprout in States as Feds Could Cut Aid
Get ready for potential changes in the college funding arena at the federal and state level, some good and some bad for borrowers.
5 Trends Driving Record M&A Activity for RIAs: Dan Seivert
A few major trends, some of them surprising, are driving record growth in deal activity, Echelon Partners CEO Dan Seivert says.
Only 16% of Advisors Are Women: Cerulli
Cerulli makes the case that increasing women’s representation among advisors brings concrete business advantages.
CFPB Sues Navient, the Largest US Student Loan Servicer
The CFPB charges Navient with illegal practices that pushed borrowers deeper into debt or prevented their participation in income-driven repayment plans.
Former Lehman CEO Fuld, Neuberger Berman Execs Form RIA
Matrix Wealth Partners aims to work with clients selling closely held businesses and looking to invest the proceeds.
Schwab, TD Ameritrade Post Strong Q4 Earnings as New Accounts, Assets Soar
Assets in proprietary Schwab ETFs rose more than 50% from last year to $62 billion.
Head of Fidelity’s RIA Business to Depart
Bob Oros is set to leave the clearing and custody post he's had for the past five years at the end of January.
Janus Advisor Guide: Beware of Correlations, and Other Investment Tips
Janus Funds’ 2017 Wealth Advisor’s Guide identifies the intended and unintended risks of advisors’ asset allocations in their model portfolios.