5 Disruptors That Will Change Advisors' Businesses
Independent financial advisors constitute a young profession, but they and their partners over the past 35 years—the years that this magazine has been published—have always helped shape societal trends, technology and regulation.
Schorsch Unit Draws State Regulator's Scrutiny
Massachusetts regulators are investigating Realty Capital Securities, a spokesperson said in early November.
What Advisors Can Learn From Robo-Advisors: Orion’s Clarke
Robo-advisors create a “huge opportunity” for traditional advisors, according to Eric Clarke, president of Orion Advisor Services.
Raymond James Sees Growth in RIA Unit; Adds Social Media, ETF Offerings
Relaunched and reinvigorated RIA custody unit has 110 RIA clients with $10 billion in AUM, adds Hearsay Social platform and 120 no-transaction-fee ETFs.
NextCapital Launches 'Digital Advisor' for 401(k)s
NextCapital Group has launched a digital platform that will help advisors bring managed accounts to 401(k) participants.
Triad Advisors Targets Smaller Reps With New RIA Platform
Program aims to support hybrid advisors looking to boost business and minimize regulatory headaches.
New Hire Roundup: Altegris Names Murphy Deputy CIO
Also in new hires, Lindsey and Lindsey adds Christina Lindsey Orta, and former Gov. David Paterson joins IFS Securities.
Raymond James Taps Retirement Exec From Janney Montgomery
Frank McAleer, a nearly 30-year industry veteran, comes on board to focus on platform, other tools.
Best Full-Service Investment Firms Ranked by Investors: J.D. Power — 2014
Overall satisfaction rose, but the four wirehouses rank below the industry average.
Scrutinizing Target-Date Funds in 401(k)s
While target date funds are a superior solution to the former default investment option for 401(k) plans, they have shortcomings that investors should consider.