The Human Touch in Action
First, let me state up front: I am no Luddite.
To Serve and Protect: The 2012 Broker-Dealers of the Year
The winners of Investment Advisor's 22nd annual Broker-Dealers of the Year share the best practices that got them to the top.
New Hire Roundup: Feldman Named Gold Bullion CEO
This week in new hires, Steven Feldman was named CEO and Eric Schwartz was made chairman of the board at Gold Bullion International, and United Capital brought in three new management team members.
Jefferson National Acquired by Management, Private Equity
Jefferson National Financial, one of the first companies to develop a flat-fee variable annuity for the RIA space, announced Tuesday that it had completed a management buyout.
Optimists: The 20th Annual Broker/Dealers of the Year
Our Broker/Dealer of the Year survey has come of age. Twenty years of change, innovation, regulation, boom, bust (and boom again) in the independent...
Thirty for Thirty
We present for your consideration 30 individuals who over the past 30 years--the period in which Investment Advisor has been serving independent and independent-minded advisors--have...
Broker/Dealer Briefing: Independent Broker/Dealers Celebrate Earned Credibility
The leadership of the Financial Services Institute (FSI) threw down the gauntlet in front of legislators and regulators at its OneVoice annual meeting in New...
What's your exit plan?
By Eric Schwartz As a trusted advisor, you deliver comprehensive financial planning advice to your clients, but have you focused on your retirement goals? Who can...
News: A Sense of Resolve?
As we went to press, the White House and Congress have agreed to a $789 billion stimulus package of spending and tax cuts proposed by...
The FSI's Priorities Now
In a short five years, the members of the Financial Services Institute (FSI) have done their jobs well. While the 116 independent broker/dealers that are...