The Fall of the Face-to-Face Client Meeting
Recent studies find face-to-face meetings are happening only once or twice a year; most clients, especially younger ones, prefer virtual settings.
Most Advisors Don’t Know Their Own Fees
Nearly two-thirds of advisors underestimate their fees by more than 30 basis points, a survey by Peak Advisor Alliance and Cerulli found.
New Hire Roundup: Sosa Leaves PIMCO to Lead New DoubleLine Group
Danielle Fischer went to the Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank, and Mariner Wealth Advisors acquired a majority interest in Housen Financial Group.
New Hire Roundup: Fidelity Charitable Names Danforth President
Also, Ron Carson was named to the board of trustees of the American College, and the Withers Consulting Group welcomed David Burleigh.
Ken Fisher’s RIA Warning Draws Advisor Ire
Evensky, Carson, Rhoades and others offer strong reactions to ThinkAdvisor about Fisher’s prediction that RIAs would be gone in a decade.
The Alliance for RIAs (aRIA) Study Group: The 2013 IA 25 Extended Profile
Go to any conference where registered investment advisors meet, and it’s clear from the buzz in the room that RIAs like to talk.
What’s an RIA’s Ideal Model? (Hint: It’s About the Money)
For RIAs, getting into M&A as well as advisor recruiting may be tough, but it may be the only way for them to survive, the Alliance for RIAs says.
The 2013 IA 25 Slideshow: Thought Leaders
Among the most influential people in the industry are the researchers, economists and consultants whose work shapes the way advisors do business these days.
Crossing Paths: The 2013 IA 25
With Investment Advisor's 11th annual list of the most influential individuals in and around the advisor business, we decided to do something different.
What’s Your Advisory Firm Worth? Successful RIAs Reveal Secret of True Value
Six top RIAs from the aRIA Group think tank consider how advisors can grow the value of their business based on variables such as cash flow, organic growth and risk.