Key Congressional Committees Get New Leaders
The start of the new GOP-controlled Congress brings with it new faces to key congressional committees that hold sway over a variety of issues impacting advisors.
The Keys to Safeguarding Your Client Base
These crucial skills can protect your advisory business from competitors.
Ex-Gov. Pawlenty: White House Fiduciary Memo ‘Overly Broad’
The leaked memo was “overly broad in condemning the industry and fairly conclusory without citing a lot of specifics,” FSR's Pawlenty says.
New Hire Roundup: FPA Announces Strategic Content Partnerships
Meanwhile, Manisha Thakor has joined RIA firm Buckingham as Director of Wealth Strategies for Women.
Raymond James, Ameriprise Add Teams in Midwest
The teams move with close to $400 million in total assets under management, the broker-dealers say.
Will This ‘Secret Sauce’ Attract New Clients?
Mike Kaselnak coaches advisors to use “motivational interviewing” on their prospects. Is this the right way to expand a practice?
Gridlock Likely in New Congress as Fiduciary Regs Hang in Balance
The list of regulations and legislation that the advisory industry will be watching — and lobbying to influence — in the new year is long.
New Hire Roundup: Envestnet Names Hardwick President of Advisor Services
Meanwhile, New York Life has appointed Kathleen Navarro its chief diversity officer.
5 Big Hiring Mistakes We Made and How to Avoid Them
Advisors can learn much from these personnel fumbles we made at our growing firm, says Katherine Vessenes.
Securities America Nabs Ex-Advisor Group Recruiter
Gary Bender spent the bulk of his career at independent broker-dealers Royal Alliance and Woodbury.