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.
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.
Cambridge’s Continuity Partners Group Welcomes First RIA
Gould Asset Management, with $450 million in AUM, joins 168 Cambridge reps in advisor succession group.
2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year—Scenario 4: Women and the Aging Advisor
The Broker-Dealers of the Year explore how they bring in younger advisors and female advisors, and how the aging advisor workforce can be reversed.
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."
2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year—Scenario 1: Must BDs Acquire to Grow?
In an age of consolidation, what questions do independent broker-dealer leaders ask when a competitor comes up for sale? And do IBDs really need to acquire to grow their firms? Is there another way?
2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year—Scenario 2: Keeping Your Top Producers
How do broker-dealer leaders respond when a top producer asks for a product that the compliance deparment doesn’t like?
Announcing the 2014 Investment Advisor Broker-Dealers of the Year
In 24th annual voting by their own independent BD reps, Prospera Financial, Questar Capital, The Investment Center and Cambridge Investment Research lead the pack.