Former AXA Execs Launch Firm to Help Teachers, Nonprofits
The new group, ABMM Financial, aims to attract public-sector clients and their assets to 403(b) plans, which the founders say are underutilized.
Bruton's Lucia Capital Seals First Deal, Adds $170M in Assets
The group, led by ex-LPL exec Derek Bruton, acquires client assets and two professionals; plans more purchases.
New Hire Roundup: Barclays Taps Bhargava to Head Wealth, Investment Management
In another personnel move, Michael McKeigue has joined Montage Investments as managing director of the national accounts team.
New Hire Roundup: Putnam Names Gould Head of Institutional Management
In another personnel move, Mariner Wealth Advisors has added ex-NFL quarterback Mark Vlasic as a senior wealth advisor.
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.
New Hire Roundup: Needleman Named to CFPB Advisory Board
Meanwhile, Dave Rau will head the trust tax group at U.S. Bank Wealth Management.
New Hire Roundup: SEC Names Schnurr Chief Accountant
In another personnel move, Nancy Rimington joined GW&K Investment Management.
10 Best Ways to Compete Against Robo-Advisors
If you, for one, don't welcome your new robo-overlords, here are 10 ways to help your advisory firm rise above them.
New Hire Roundup: Janus Capital Adds Scholes, Alankar
Also in new hires, the SEC announced that Thomas Krysa has been named associate regional director for enforcement in its Denver office.
3 Ways Advisors Must Change to Survive Robo-Advisors
Financial planning is the anti-commoditizer, and therefore for the foreseeable future is the anti-robo-advisor value-add as well.