New Hire Roundup: Mitchell Goes to Leuthold; Hoffman Joins Franklin Square
This week in new hires, the Leuthold Group named Ben Mitchell managing director; Robert Hoffman joined Franklin Square; Hilary Fiorella was welcomed at Fiserv and Keith Johnson joined Curian Capital.
New Hire Roundup: Prudential’s King Named SVIA Chair; Cambridge Promotions
This week in new hires, James King of Prudential Retirements Stable Value Markets Group was elected as SVIA chairman of the board, and Cambridge announced several internal promotions.
Royal Alliance Top Producer Blasts Joint Conference, Says AIG Lacks Vision
Royal's Meg Green says the AIG-owned Advisor Group is facing dissension within the ranks over plans to hold a joint conference in 2012 for its three broker-dealers.
Catching Up With ... Jeff Auld
Talk about trial by fire; Jeff Auld left Berthel Fisher Financial Services to head what was then AIG Financial Advisors in July 2008.
SagePoint Financial’s Jeff Auld on Crisis Management, BD Recruiting and Social Media Marketing
He’s learned from AIG’s troubled past, and is looking forward to the SagePoint’s future.
AIG's Roth Says More Small Firms to ‘Throw in the Towel’: The Weekend Interview
AIG Advisor Group President and CEO Larry Roth sees growth at FSC, Royal Alliance and SagePoint as consolidation in the independent broker-dealer space continues
Now Is the Time to Change Firms
While broker-dealers report that 2010 has been a slow year for bringing in new advisors, especially after two booming years for recruitment, now may be the time for advisors who are considering making a move to act.
Insurance Update: Down, Down, Down
Run a Google search these days for "insurance company ratings downgrade" and you'll come up with page after page of companies losing ground, from Aegon...
AIG Advisors: What's Next?
In early October, American International Group said it would "refocus the company on its core property and casualty insurance businesses, generate sufficient liquidity to repay...
LPL FINANCIAL ADDS CALIFORNIA-F.A. GROUP (Oct. 20, 2008)
The Financial Services Network of San Mateo, Calif. - which includes 230-plus independent financial advisors with over $40 million in revenues in 2007 - has said it switched its broker/dealer affiliat