The announcement last November that two of the largest independent wealth managers have joined forces may look like a modest deal from the vantage of...
The Safe Harbor Choice
Insider trading has a new poster boy--former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio, who was sentenced to six years in prison on July 27. He remains free...
A Force in the West, With Aspirations
Typifying a growing trend in the independent advisory industry, two big California wealth management firms--Kochis Fitz of San Francisco and Quintile Wealth Management of Los...
The Fifth Annual IA 25: 2007
When Mary Schapiro took the helm as CEO and chairman of the NASD last September, it was a moment of relative calm before the storm.
Do It Now; Do It Right
As 2006 comes to a close and you reflect on the year's successes, it's important to look ahead by asking yourself a question that too...
After years of mutual distrust, planners and trust