Envestnet’s Strategy Opens Window Into Future of Independent Advice
A discussion with Bill Crager and Stuart DePina of Envestnet shows where independent advisors are going and who their partners will be.
Advisor, You Need a Marketing Retreat
Revamp your marketing plan—now.
There are two ways to develop a new product: improve upon an existing one or come up with something that’s never been done. Tom Daley’s brainchild, The Advisor Center, vigorously defines the latter.
$3.2 Million Team Comes Back to Securities America
Citing "cultural differences," Wayne Maier and his team split from National Planning Corp. after six years.
Ex-Ameriprise Rep Opens TrestleBridge, Affiliates With LPL
Meanwhile, LPL-affiliated Washington Wealth rolls out platform for advisors who want to work remotely.
REIT Restitution, Round 2: 5 Indie BDs Pay Another $10.7M in Massachusetts
William Galvin's crackdown expands beyond non-traded REITs.
New Hire Roundup: Dana McLaughlin Joins Beirne Wealth Consulting
This week in new hires, CLA Wealth Advisors added George Hostal, and Hartford Funds brought in Shaun McDonald and Dylan White.
What’s ‘Fee Only’? CFP Board and NAPFA Diverge
Is 2% ownership of a BD really so "insubstantial"? The CFP Board and NAPFA take different tacks on issue flowing from the Alan Goldfarb case.
BDCs, Maligned by Regulators, Find a Champion
Despite recent warnings, Michael Forman of Franklin Square makes a strong argument for including business development companies in a portfolio.
The Successful Retirement Plan Advisor, Pt. 5—Profile in Success—Voyage Financial Group
Voyage Financial Partners has followed its unique business strategy with discipline and focus--working with middle-income workers at Fortune 1000 companies--and achieved significant success along the way, but not by accident.