Robo-Advisors: 3 Signs You’re at Risk; 3 Ways to Respond
The parallels between the dot-com craze and today’s robo-advisors are many. We debunk claims, list which advisors are vulnerable and remind you of your advantages.
What Wealthfront’s Attack on Betterment Is Really About
The real competition for Wealthfront is with “the other 99.9% of industry assets that aren’t managed by ANY robo-advisor," says Michael Kitces.
New Hire Roundup: Merrill Adds Teams From Barclays, UBS
In addition, Intellectus joins Dynasty and Independent Financial Partners names Ned Van Riper as recruiting director.
FolioDynamix Builds on Its Stealthy Success
Call it the largest company you’ve never heard of, even though it goes head-to-head with Envestnet and other large industry mainstays.
How Clearing Firms Embraced Innovation
A tougher, revamped clearing industry pursues its high-tech future.
The Changing Face of Wealth Management
Wealth management now and in the future will be as different as the makeup of the (changing) wealthy. It will also be very similar.
Pershing Launches Retirement Plan Network for BDs, RIAs
Using NetX360 as its nexus, initiative will provide tools, resources and data to advisors serving DC retirement plans.
An Investor-Friendly Way to Switch Broker-Dealers
Advisors can use some creative techniques when telling clients why they changed broker-dealers or custodians. Start with your new firm's financials.
Fidelity Signs Broker-Dealer Clearing Deal With JPMorgan’s BDS
JPMorgan chooses National Financial as preferred clearing firm for its third-party broker-dealers; BDS chief Joe Triarsi to join Fidelity unit.
Pershing Ready to Help BDs Recruit New Advisors: CEO DeCicco
Pershing CEO kicks off Discover conference by announcing it stands ready to help broker-dealers recruit "younger and more diverse" advisors to meet growing demand.