FSI’s FA Membership Growth Strategy Appears to Be Working
Subsidizing individual FA membership gets advisors in the door, and advocacy success keeps them, says FSI leadership.
3 Critical Steps to Prevent Client Lawsuits: FSI OneVoice
A strong case can be made for including a well-organized and thorough IPS at the outset of every client relationship.
Three Steps Advisors Can Take for ERISA Compliance: Matrix Financial
Matrix, a Broadridge Financial Solutions company, released a practice guide at the FSI conference outlining a three-step action plan advisors can take to ensure they’re complying with fiduciary standards under ERISA.
FSI Kicks Off Conference With Standing-Room-Only Crowd
With registrants at 753 and with advocacy wins under its belt, the independent broker-dealer group calls for more membership and announces an advisor conference.
AdvisorOne to Report Live From FSI OneVoice 2013
Two AdvisorOne editors will be writing, tweeting and live blogging from the Financial Services Institute’s annual gathering of broker-dealer executives.
FSI Sees Record Attendance for Its OneVoice 2013 Conference
The independent broker-dealer association reports more than 740 registrations--including 352 BD execs--for its gathering Monday through Wednesday in San Diego.
FSI Adds 500 New Members
Cetera Financial Services, run by Valerie Brown, and IEP Financial announced that 500 of their affiliated financial advisors are now new FSI members.
Slow and Steady Wins the Reg
In 2013, FSI’s main priorities will be engaging politicians on relevant regulations and legislation, like the DOL's fiduciary rule, BDs’ independent contractor status as well as certain provisions of Dodd-Frank.
FSI Endorses Senate Bid to Preserve Retirement Tax Incentives
As fiscal cliff talks stagger on, independent broker-dealer group praises Senate Concurrent Resolution 62, and points out that taxes on retirement plans are only deferred.
FSI Adds to Board, ‘Strengthens Focus’ on Small Broker-Dealers
The cavalry is coming. Advocacy organization announces three new members to its board and a renewed commitment to small and mid-size broker-dealers.