Fidelity Merges Clearing and Custody Arms; Launches Tech Unit
The combination of National Financial and Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services is five years in the making. Fidelity Wealth Technologies will be led by Mike Durbin.
CFP Board Launches Advisor Career Center
The CFP Board has launched a career center to serve firms seeking new talent and workers seeking new positions.
Fidelity Finds RIAs Seriously Lag in Marketing, Business Development
The 2014 Fidelity RIA Benchmarking Study shows that many RIA firms need to address marketing and business development strategically.
Fidelity’s Durbin: Betterment Deal Keeps Advisors ‘Front and Center’
Co-opting a robo-advisor like Betterment Institutional also provides an opportunity for RIAs to segment client base, says head of RIA custody unit.
3 Ways to Address Advisor Shortage
It’s not that Gen Yers don’t care; they just don’t know about the career opportunities the financial services industry can provide.
Fidelity’s Durbin: RIAs Thriving; Top Clients See Robo-Advisors as Positive Trend
Fidelity IWS chief reports custodial business growing healthily, ironically with fewer, but larger, RIA client firms, who embrace virtual advice-giving.
What’s Working in Tech: 3 Advisors Share Their Stories
The key takeaway from a Fidelity InsideTrack panel: "You don’t need to have a cutting-edge tech environment to be a high performer."
‘Latest and Greatest’ Tech Not Always Best for RIAs
What separates high-performing RIA firms from their competition? One factor: their technology use — but not in the way you might think.
Men Dominate Couples’ Advisor Relationships
Men may be limiting their partner’s financial success without realizing it, a study released Tuesday by Fidelity found.
$900M UBS Group Moves to Dynasty; LPL Team Jumps to Raymond James
The New York-based team going independent includes four former wirehouse advisors, while the LPL group has three reps at $310 million in assets.