Securities America Buys BD Assets From Kansas City Life
The deal with Sunset Financial Services Inc. is expected to add 268 reps and about $2.4 billion in client assets to Securities America.
Raymond James Taps Retirement Exec From Janney Montgomery
Frank McAleer, a nearly 30-year industry veteran, comes on board to focus on platform, other tools.
Edelman Names Personal Finance Guru David Bach Vice Chairman
Ric Edelman's firm says it added 4,500 clients last year and is on pace to do the same in 2014.
Fidelity’s Durbin: RIAs Thriving; Top Clients See Robo-Advisors as Positive Trend
Fidelity IWS chief reports custodial business growing healthily, ironically with fewer, but larger, RIA client firms, who embrace virtual advice-giving.
The IA 25 for 2014
This is our 12th annual IA 25 list, bringing together the most influential people in and around the advisor industry.
What’s Working in Tech: 3 Advisors Share Their Stories
The key takeaway from a Fidelity InsideTrack panel: "You don’t need to have a cutting-edge tech environment to be a high performer."
Broadridge Financial Acquires Advisor Publishing Firm Emerald for $60 Million
All-cash deal will combine advisor website and content creator Emerald Connect with Broadridge’s previously acquired Forefield.
Top 5 Issues Reshaping Retirement Planning in 2014
These are the biggest forces shaping the new reality of retirement. Be prepared.
Investors Cap Grows Sales 20% but Reports Loss
The IBD says expenses rose due to higher commissions and fees, as well as legal expenses tied to its merger with Nicholas Schorsch’s RCS Capital.
‘Latest and Greatest’ Tech Not Always Best for RIAs
What separates high-performing RIA firms from their competition? One factor: their technology use — but not in the way you might think.