How to Choose the Right Words to Hook Clients: Pollster Luntz
GOP pollster Frank Luntz makes recommendations, which he has tested in his own polling research, for getting a good response from clients and prospects.
If DOL Fiduciary Gets Delayed, Seize the Moment: FSI’s Brown
The FSI chief says Trump's election gives it “once-in-a-generation opportunity” to push for more advisor- and client-friendly reforms.
Why Donald Trump Has David Kotok Worried About the Global Economy
The investment manager cashed out of many stocks following Trump's election.
Active Management Isn’t Dead, but It’s Evolving: Vanguard’s Tom Rampulla
The managing director of Vanguard Financial Advisor Services makes the case for low-cost actively managed funds.
Fidelity RIA Chief to Be HD Vest CEO
Bob Oros is leaving the clearing and custody post to lead the group of 4,500 indie advisors.
Kitces to Advisors: Don’t Fear Robos
Technology, not robo-advisors per se, is transforming the advisory business, says industry blogger and wealth manager Michael Kitces.
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.