20 Best Ways to Fix Dodd-Frank Act
Former Sen. Chris Dodd says his namesake financial reform law is "working pretty well." But the Bipartisan Policy Center sees room for improvement.
RIA Profits, Growth Hit 8-Year High: Schwab
Schwab's annual RIA benchmarking study teases out the secrets to the success of the best-managed firms.
Wells Fargo Grabs 8 Advisors With $1 Billion in Assets
Meanwhile, RIAs affiliated with Focus Financial and LPL add reps.
DOL Fiduciary Redraft Opposed by 90% of FSI Advisors: FSI Poll
Advisors say the DOL should not redefine fiduciary under ERISA, according to an FSI poll. Most advisors also think the GOP will win the Senate.
Fund Firms Lag in Social Security Support to Advisors
Only BlackRock is recognized as a Social Security resource by a majority of advisors; the Social Security Administration is the top source of information overall.
Honoring Advisors Who Serve(d): July 4th, 2014
On Fourth of July, ThinkAdvisor continues our tradition of honoring advisors and their partners who served in the U.S. armed forces and sharing their stories.
The 2014 SMA Managers of the Year: Video
Envelope, please! Presenting the 10th annual SMA Managers of the Year awards ceremony, plus an interview with PM Doug Haws of overall winner Tom Johnson.
LPL’s Largest Hybrid Is on a Wild Growth Tear
Independent Financial Partners CEO Bill Hamm explains how the firm increased AUM from $3.3 billion to $5.2 billion in a year.
Want to Continue to Succeed, Owner-Advisors? Give Up These 3 Sacred Cows
Here’s the problem with success: what got you there won't bring you to the next level, so give up to grow.
The Limits of Limiting Advisor Liability
A contract’s hedge clause is one of those provisions that is monumentally unimportant until a dispute arises between the client and the advisor.