Best Social Media Approach Is a Flexible One: SIFMA Panel
At a SIFMA event, reps from several broker-dealers share how they target specific clients and broadly reach out to prospects.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q4 Earnings, 2014
Here’s how some of the biggest firms’ earnings compared over the fourth quarter.
Dynasty Adds $800M Team From Morgan Stanley
Meanwhile, Raymond James grabs teams from Ameriprise and Baird and a rep from Edward Jones.
Advisor Headcount Falls 5 Years in a Row: Cerulli
While total numbers fell, RIA and hybrid channels added advisors and are expected to keep growing over the next five years, the research firm says.
Raymond James Backtracks on Chargebacks
The firm will cover the cost of mutual fund fee rebates to retirees and charities, rather than having advisors do so.
Raymond James Nabs $2.6M Ex-RBC Team
In addition, a former Merrill Lynch rep affiliates with LPL Financial, and Baird adds an ex-UBS team.
Raymond James FAs to Refund Some Fees to Retirement Plans, Charity Trusts
Some mutual fund clients, like qualified retirement plans, didn't get fee waivers they were eligible for, the firm said.
Advising LGBT and Foreign Clients; How Advisors Are Like Political Strategists: February IA Features—Slideshow
The repeal of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act paved the way to open marriage benefits for gay couples, but if they live in states that don’t recognize same-sex marriage—of which there are still 15—they may still require the kind of complex financial planning they required before the...
Global Clients Need Global Advisors
Taxes, culture, time zones—advising a client a continent away, whether they’re there permanently or temporarily, is challenging.
NFL Players Turned Advisors Commend Cardale’s Career Move
Advisors with pro sports experience sound off on Sunday's Super Bowl and Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones' desire to become a financial planner.