Raymond James Keeps Up Social Media Push
The firm says close to two-thirds of reps are up and running on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Breakaway Broker Blasts Schwab Over Nightmare Breakup
Richard Rosso on how he went from being one of Schwab’s top financial consultants to losing a kidney from the stress of an arbitration battle.
Schorsch Accused of $900M Fee-Driven Scheme
Behind the accounting errors that knocked $4 billion off ARCP’s market value was a hidden scheme, investors said in a lawsuit.
Schorsch’s RCS Seeks Distance From ARCP as Empire Fractures
Nicholas Schorsch's real estate group depends on RCS' money-raising ability, one observer says.
Compensation Disclosures ‘Taylor-Made’ for Conflicts
In a case strikingly similar to the one that spawned the widely covered lawsuit by Florida financial planners Jeff and Kim Camarda, the CFP Board notified a Los Angeles advisor that it had opened an investigation into his use of the term “fee-only” to describe his RIA.
The Broker-Dealer as Custodian: Raymond James
Once upon a time, you could draw a bright line between an independent broker-dealer rep and an RIA, between an IBD and an RIA custodian.
New Hire Roundup: Altegris Names Murphy Deputy CIO
Also in new hires, Lindsey and Lindsey adds Christina Lindsey Orta, and former Gov. David Paterson joins IFS Securities.
Gen X Looking at Lean Retirement as Wealth Trails
Good timing is not the age group’s forte. Many took out mortgages just before prices plunged, making them the most disadvantaged by the housing crisis.
Ric Edelman: Stay Cutting-Edge on Technology or Fail
At IMCA, two views of how to grow a practice, from Ric Edelman and Paul Tramontano.
LIMRA, LOMA Launch Retirement Education Program for Back Office
LIMRA and LOMA are launching the Secure Retirement Institute to encourage education and research on improving retirement readiness.