The Waiter Test: Recruiting Tips from Commonwealth's Bloom
Many broker-dealers speak about the importance of their corporate culture and how careful they are to make sure there’s a “good fit” when they are recruiting new advisors.
Commonwealth Named Best Place to Work in San Diego
The independent broker-dealer has been recognized 23 times in recent years as a friendly workplace, on the East and West coasts.
Commonwealth Grabs Monarch Retirement Group From SII Investments
The news comes on the heels of Commonwealth’s announcement that Schluchter Investment Advisors had joined the firm.
Commonwealth’s Bloom on Acquisitions: Firm Is Open, but Cautious
The independent broker-dealer's CEO says the firm is quite strict about what types of advisors and business it wants to add as it moves toward becoming a $1 billion firm.
Commonwealth to Roll Out More IA Options in Early ’13
The independent broker-dealer believes more flexibility on affiliation will help it attract more breakaway brokers and give its advisors and prospects more options.
Commonwealth Highlights Quality Service, Technology at Its ’10 National Confab
(Phoenix) Some 750 financial advisors affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network, along with 650 other guests and staff members, gathered in Phoenix at the JW Marriott...
LPL Kicks Off Its IPO, in Much Anticipated Move
LPL's IPO successfully passed its first test, as its shares rose 7% in trading Thursday, closing at $32.15 with 8 million shares traded.
LPL IPO: Commonwealth’s Rooney on the Benefits of Private Ownership
John Rooney, managing principal of Commonwealth Financial's San Diego office, says that among the leadership ranks of the independent B/D where he's spent the last 22 years, there are no regrets on staying privately owned.
Commonwealth Financial & Advisors Give, Grow
For its recent national conference in Orlando, Fla., 60-plus Commonwealth Financial Network advisors and staff built townhomes in cooperation with Habitat for Humanity for...
Commonwealth Leaders, Advisors Fired Up
(Phoenix) Commonwealth Financial Network advisors seem to be taking a measured approach to the present financial crisis. And that means they were quite keen to...