Eric Schwartz: Still a Broker-Dealer Pioneer—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
Cambridge's founder led the independent BD industry to the promised land of fees. Now he’s leading them to succession planning nirvana.
The 2015 IA 35 for 35
These advisor advocates, investors, politicians and thought leaders have stood out over the past 35 years and will influence financial services for decades to come.
Why the IA 35?
While I’m not a fervent believer in the “Great Man” theory of history, I do believe that individuals make a big difference in the history of the world, of nations and of families.
FSI Boosts Lobbying on Federal, State Levels
With 10 staffers working the federal and state beats—and three more to be hired this year—the FSI is flexing its advocacy muscles.
New Hire Roundup: John Mendez Nominated to Be SIPC Chairman
In another personnel move, Craig Anzlovar has joined Pioneer Investments as fixed income client portfolio manager.
Seen and Heard: Get the Word Out to Get Women in the Industry
Pershing's Kim Dellarocca, consultant Angie Herbers and others on how to boost the number of female advisors.
Get the Word Out to Get Women In; Blending Active and Passive Strategies: October Investment Advisor Features—Slideshow
For our second annual women’s issue, Investment Advisor spoke with several female executives and business owners for an inside look at the state of women in the industry.
2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year—Scenario 3: SEC Imposes Fiduciary Standard on Reps
How would top BDs handle this scenario? "In many ways," says Eric Schwartz of Cambridge, "we're in a fiduciary world already."
Advocates: The 2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year
The 2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year are unabashed proponents of the independent BD model and, yes, their own firms.
Amy Webber, Cambridge’s Optimist: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
“Starting with the fact that we can’t control things like the market and economy or regulation, I’m wildly optimistic about our industry,” Webber said.