Cold Calling Superstar Shares His Secrets
Former advisor Mike Brooks tells ThinkAdvisor how he went from cold calling underperformer to leading sales expert and script writer.
How Advisors Can Help Prevent Wealthy Families From Losing It All
In his book, “More Than Money,” Michael Cole, president of Ascent Private Capital Management, tells how advisors can retain clients over generations.
JPMorgan Turns Bullish on Future of Global Banks
Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley top the firm’s ranking; U.S. investment banks are "better managed than ever," analysts say.
$2.5M Wells Fargo Team Goes Indie With Raymond James
The group has $500 million in assets; it includes twin brothers, Scott and Gregg Powers, who have worked together since 1992.
3 Big DOL Fiduciary Pain Points for Advisors
An Aite Group survey of advisors asks how difficult they think various tasks will be under the fiduciary rule.
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.
Sen. Warren Asks Fed to Oust Wells Fargo Board Members
Senator says board ‘did nothing to stop rampant misconduct;’ Fed says it received Warren’s letter and will respond.
BDs Step Up Fight Against Elder Financial Fraud
Broker-dealers reported nearly 2,300 cases of fraud or exploitation to authorities in 2015, NASAA study finds.
Will AdvisorBid Become the ‘Facebook’ of Wealth Management?
The online marketplace has 1,300 active advisors with profiles.
Merrill Lynch Nabs $628M Morgan Stanley Team: Recruiting Roundup
Meanwhile, a large hybrid-RIA recruits an executive from Fidelity Investments’ Clearing & Custody Services business.