Top Portfolio Products: ETF Securities, Zacks Launch 2 Funds
Russell Investments, Integral add execution service for foreign-exchange transactions.
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.
Securities America Nabs Ex-Advisor Group Recruiter
Gary Bender spent the bulk of his career at independent broker-dealers Royal Alliance and Woodbury.
Securities America Wraps Up $2.5B Insurance Acquisition
The latest deal brings the IBD to more than 200 advisors and an OSJ that sells variable insurance products.
Experimenting With New Compensation Models
The variety of fee structures is growing, as advisors fine-tune offerings for a changing client base.
Can Your Firm Outlive Your Tenure?
An astoundingly high percentage of advisory firms are positioned to go out of business when the founder retires if they don’t establish a solid succession plan.
3 Steps to Moving Your Book to Fee-Based
Converting to fee-based was the hot trend in the ’90s, yet advisors still seek help getting skeptical clients on board, SEI’s John Anderson says.
New Hire Roundup: James Hanna Joins Genworth; Morningstar CFO Departs
This week in new hires, Genworth hires a new CTO; Morningstar announced changes in its senior management; and FSI hired Kathryn Anderson and added 500 new advisor members.
Investors Cap Reports Profit on Growing Sales
The independent broker-dealer has about 450 advisors with $8 billion in assets under management
Pursuing Practice Excellence: Where Advisors and Their Partners Part Ways
Advisors rely on their partners to run their businesses, and many financial services businesses count advisors as key clients. So why aren't advisors and their partners on the same page when it comes to what works and what doesn’t in practice management?