2015 Broker-Dealers of the Year: The Leaders Speak
Behind the scenes and in front of the camera, the leaders of the 2015 Broker-Dealers of the Year discuss the IBD industry and their own firms' value propositions.
‘Our Reputation Stands on Its Own’
One of your reps suddenly leaves, taking several HNW clients and disparaging your firm. How do you mitigate reputational risk? How do you respond?
Where the Real Cybersecurity Risk Comes From
One of your vendors discloses they’ve suffered a data breach, potentially exposing your clients to losses. How do you respond?
How Much Do Robos Really Matter?
You’re considering adding a robo-advisor platform to help your reps expand efficient service to smaller client; how do you manage client and rep expectations about the new service?
The 2015 Broker-Dealers of the Year Are Ready to Rumble
The Broker-Dealers of the Year, as chosen by their own reps, will take on the DOL and anyone else who threatens the IBD model.
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 Calendar
Throughout May, we’ll publish extended versions of the interviews and profiles that appeared in the May issue of Investment Advisor. We'll update this calendar with links to each article as they are published.
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.
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.
Cambridge’s Continuity Partners Group Welcomes First RIA
Gould Asset Management, with $450 million in AUM, joins 168 Cambridge reps in advisor succession group.