LPL Financial Adds $650 Mil Team
The new group includes five advisors and was formerly affiliated with SII Investments, a National Planning Holdings broker-dealer
New Hire Roundup: Aberdeen Adds NYC Office
This week in new hires, MFS Investment Management welcomed Philip Stewart and promoted David Bryant; Leslie Voth was named CEO at Pitcairn; and Michael Millman joined U.S. Bank’s Private Client Reserve in San Francisco.
New Hire Roundup: Putnam Adds Three; Wagner Retires From BlackRock, Joins Board
This week in new hires, David Scheetz, Edward Deeds and James Axford joined Putnam Investments; and Susan Wagner retired as vice chairwoman of BlackRock and was named to its board.
Top Portfolio Products: INVEST Signs Credit Union; Gemini Adds 9 Funds
INVEST will now provide brokerage and investment services for Texans Credit Union, and Gemini Fund Services is adding nine funds to Northern Lights Variable Fund Trust.
Financial Services Firms Use Social Media to Build Targeted Online Presence
A report from Corporate Insight released Wednesday found that not only are financial services firms using Facebook and Twitter, but they are maintaining multiple profiles on those networks.
A Plan for the Planners
Succession planning has never been at the top of most advisors' hit lists. As Tim Edwards, a principal with Prospera Financial, puts it: "It's one...
Shawn Dreffein, president of National Planning Corporation (NPC) and CEO of the National Planning Holdings broker/dealer network of Jackson National Life, has retired from those...
Recruiters' Least-Favorite Reg
A National Association of Securities Dealers policy that prohibits the use of block transfers of clients' mutual funds and variable annuity contracts has helped stall...
How to Have a High-Revenue Firm
It's no secret that compliance and staffing costs are digging into profitability -- your profitability. In fact, the chatter about it has been deafening. The...