New Hire Roundup: Franklin Templeton Adds Macey to Retirement Solutions Team
Meanwhile, UBS welcomes a team of advisors from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.
‘Dissident’ Candidate Elected to FINRA Board
Brian Kovack campaigned on the need to reform FINRA's arbitration process, exams and registration disclosures.
BofA’s Biggest Reshuffling Since Krawcheck’s Exit Keeps Getting Bigger
Days after CFO's high-profile resignation, general counsel Gary Lynch seen as likely to leave his post; wealth chief David Darnell recently announced plans to retire.
‘Dissident’ Candidate Vies for FINRA Board Seat
With FSI's endorsement, securities attorney Brian Kovack is running against FINRA's chosen candidate to push for "immediate reforms" in three areas.
Breaking Away—When the Wirehouse Wants You to Stay
Independence-minded advisors encounter significant incentives and obstacles oriented toward keeping them and client assets in-house.
HNWs Worry About Unintended Consequences of a Big Inheritance
Many wealthy people worry that too large an inheritance will discourage family members from reaching their full potential, a Merrill study finds.
Merrill: Using Clients’ Emotions to Build Better Portfolios
Merrill's Michael Liersch is using behavioral finance to zero in on clients’ unique investment personalities to reach better outcomes.
30-Year Merrill Veteran Dupuy to Lead Focus Financial's Indie Transition Team
Focus Financial Partners announced Thursday that it has tapped Merrill Lynch veteran Chris Dupuy as co-president of Focus Connections.
Looming Advisor Shortage Demands New Training Approach
Steve Johnson and other talent mavens aim to change training of millennials, who respond to different methods than prior generations.
Are You Stereotyping Your Clients by Gender?
Gender-based behavioral finance studies are of limited utility when it comes to understanding clients, Michael Liersch of Merrill says.