Young or New Advisor: How to Dress for Success, Remixed
Here’s a reposting of my most popular blog, now almost five years old, on how important your physical appearance is, including how you dress, to younger and new-to-the-business advisors, along with a few follow-up thoughts.
Know What Else I Could Use?
It would seem that reps participating in this year's survey are for the most part pretty satisfied with the products and services that their B/Ds...
When it comes to protecting themselves from disgruntled clients and the long arm of regulators, advisors and their broker/dealers have to be on the ball....
Watch LPL Grow
LPL Financial, the big independent broker/dealer, stamped its seal even more emphatically on the independent B/D universe, and ended speculation over the future of Pacific...
When broker/dealers select a clearing firm to partner with, it pays to be choosy. This is one of the most critical relationships that any broker/dealer...
What Do Reps at Independent B/Ds Want?
As part of the annual balloting process that culminated in the announcement of the 16th annual Broker/Dealers of the Year, Investment Advisor asked voting representatives...
The E&O Crisis
The market may be up, but there are challenges aplenty facing advisors in the current regulatory climate. The Securities & Exchange Commission, National Association of...
The Portfolio Management Drama
Events in the business of providing portfolio management software to independent advisors are starting to look like a bad soap opera. This little corner of...
The Personal Touch
The human element is still vital to the business,