Honoring Advisors Who Serve(d): Memorial Day, 2014
On Memorial Day, ThinkAdvisor continues our tradition of honoring advisors and their partners who served in the U.S. armed forces and sharing their stories.
Raymond James Nabs Morgan Stanley Rep; Indie Washington Wealth Adds Merrill FA
Stephen Besse moves with about $360 million in assets, while Matthew Griffith goes independent with about $75 million.
Raymond James Nabs $80M Wells Team in California
Two advisors join the employee channel in Santa Barbara with some $950,000 in yearly fees and commissions.
Raymond James, Securities America and NFP Unit Add Teams, Breakaways
Six reps, including two father-son teams, switched firms with a total of more than $920 million in client assets.
‘Brutalized’ Breakaway Brokers Speak Out: 7 Stories From the Road to Independence
From “pain and humiliation” to a “quite positive” experience, seven brokers tell ThinkAdvisor their stories of breaking away.
Boomers’ Biggest Retirement Regrets
As the last of the baby boomers turn 50, they would be wise to heed these retirement lessons, financial and otherwise, from their older counterparts.
New Hire Roundup: Charlson to Head Morningstar Alternative Funds Research
Meanwhile, the American Benefits Council names new board members and officers, and CFPB adds experts to senior posts.
Raymond James Grabs $4.2M Advisors; Morgan Stanley Adds $4.5M Teams
Focus Financial and Advisor Center also share the names of independent advisors they've helped switch affiliation.
Raymond James Nabs Merrill Team, Set to Open Beverly Hills Branch
The ex-wirehouse recruits discuss why they wanted to leave the “big bank” environment for another firm.
Wirehouse Teams Move to HighTower, Raymond James
Meanwhile, Advisor Center helps seven advisors transition to IBDs in its network with about $520 million in assets.