Sontag Joins Board of Focus Financial; Bruton In as Lucia Capital CEO
These growing firms aim to add more advisors — and business — from the wirehouses, as well as from independent firms.
Which Advisors Have Loyal Clients — and Why?
Client loyalty is a key to advisors’ success. Here's how to keep it afloat.
Top Portfolio Products: Incapital Launches Farmer Mac Notes Program
Meanwhile, a new partnership between PwC and Salesforce.com allows wealth managers to use the cloud for numerous functions.
Schwab ETF Assets Up 30% Year on Year
Second-quarter Schwab ETF flows amounted to $5.2 billion, up 9% from the first quarter, the bulk flowing into equities.
Schwab Charitable DAF Contributions Increase by 38%
Individual account holders at Schwab Charitable granted $822 million to some 34,500 charities in the 2014 fiscal year, ended June 30.
Schwab Profit Up 27%: Q2 Earnings
Schwab reports more than $1 trillion in client assets managed by indie advisors.
ETFs to Surpass Hedge Fund Assets by 2015
“We predict annual growth rates of 15%-30% around the globe,” EY reports, according to Ron DeLegge, who will speak at ThinkAdvisor's annual ETF virtual conference.
A Pioneer Continues to Sound the Women's Retirement Security Alarm
While women have grown in their financial knowledge — and power — since WISER's Cindy Hounsell started educating them 20 years ago, challenges persist.
Two-Thirds of Investors Want More ETFs, Schwab Says
ETF Investor Study by Schwab found that while investors know more about ETFs this year than last, they still seek more knowledge.
BrokerCheck Links in Twitter Profiles? No Way, BDs Tell FINRA
In comments on FINRA's revised plan to require links to BrokerCheck, rules on social media and other third-party sites draw particular ire from broker-dealer groups.