United Capital’s Duran: Wealth Management Is Dead. Long Live Life Management!
Wall Street is out of step with the public in promising to make people rich—when their real goal is to have rich lives.
Schwab Impact 2014 in Pictures: Bettinger, Bernanke and (Not) Bush
With record attendance and high-profile speakers, Schwab’s annual shindig for its RIAs delivered.
Schwab Impact Awards Go to 3 RIA Firms, Recordkeeper
Schwab Advisor Services gave its first-ever Best-in-Retirement Business honor in addition to its RIA awards.
In Financial Data, Small Is the New Big
While big data is here to stay, forward-thinking advisors are finding a wealth of relevant information right in front of them.
Joe Duran’s United Capital Acquires Arizona Firm
United Capital and its affiliates have $17 billion in assets under advisement and, with the addition of Brotherton, 47 offices.
M&A Roundup: United Capital Acquires Atlanta-Based PPA Advisors
In other M&A news, Envestnet completed its acquisition of Prudential WMS, and Madison Dearborn Partners completed its NFP deal.
Cup of Joe: Starbucks. Financial Advice. Together at Last
United Capital CEO Joe Duran wants financial advice to be as reliable as Starbucks.
United Capital ‘Rolls Up’ Paragon Investment Management
The news follows a series of similar such announcements recently involving larger RIAs buying their smaller counterparts.
New Hire Roundup: Wells Fargo Advisors Names 3 to Key Roles
This week in new hires, Wells Fargo Advisors filled three leadership positions; Gail Graham and Stephanie Bogan joined United Capital; Jonathan Morris went to Dynasty Financial Partners; and IRI announced changes to its board.
Forget Commoditized Investment Advice, Says United Capital’s Duran
When Joe Duran mentions “big ideas,” he means it, something he implored attendees of MarketCounsel’s Member Summit 2012 to leave with and implement in their own practices.