FPA Addresses CFP Board Controversies, New Ventures
The FPA's leadership spoke about the controversies involving the CFP Board on defining "fee only" and whether the Board should offer CE.
Don’t Be an Underpriced Advisor
Close analysis and open communication are keys to ensuring appropriate advisory compensation.
3 Big Hiring Mistakes for RIAs to Avoid
For owners of investment advisory firms, “the key to achieving more may be doing less,” say TD Ameritrade and FA Insight in a new paper.
The More Things Change: The 2013 Broker-Dealers of the Year
This is the 23rd year that Investment Advisor invited producing representatives of IBDs to rate their BDs on 14 specific categories.
Broker-Dealer Briefing: Advisors ‘Haven’t Fully Committed’ to Social Media, SEI Expert Says
Recent studies show that the general public and financial services firms are focused on the use of social media. Financial advisors, however, have room to catch up.
4 Tips for Effective Client Communication
Keith Johnson has zeroed in on four areas to attract and retain more business.
Raymond James Appoints Exec to New Private Client Role
David Patchen, a regional director, will head up advisor education and practice managment initiatives.
Advisors ‘Haven’t Fully Committed’ to Social Media, SEI Expert Says
As use by clients and companies in the industry expands, financial advisors seem to be apprehensive about using social media to grow their practices.
Brave New (Client) World
While many advisors are growing their businesses today, they risk missing out on tomorrow’s growth by neglecting audiences beyond the traditional affluent white male client.
Honoring Advisors Who Serve(d): July 4th, 2013
In our latest slideshow honoring advisors and their partners—and one famous non-advisor, PIMCO’s Bill Gross—who served in the armed forces, we present seven “new” veterans and a few from previous editions deserving of praise.