Remember, Advisors, Revenue Is a Byproduct of High-Quality Service and Advice
Act ethically, tell the truth—and be competent—and your reputation among your clients will grow your practice.
How to Keep Your Clients Happy
After three years as an independent advisor, I can safely say that the business has never been healthier. Every new client I have received this...
Great Expectations: Meeting Client Expectations
I had my second audit in three years this week. During the audit, one of the examiners asked if I ever advertise. My response was,...
A New Consultative Model
As the industry has evolved, financial advisors and registered reps have continued to seek better ways to connect with and attract the right clients. Thought-leaders...
Leading Lights of the Profession Slam CFP Board Proposals
A host of the leaders of the financial planning profession--past and present--have signed a letter addressed to the CFP Board of Standards expressing their opposition to the Board's proposed changes to its Code of Ethics as "so potentially detrimental to the mark, the profession and the public interest, that it...
The IA 25
Who are the people who will most affect the way you practice your profession in the years ahead? We humbly submit the 2004 IA 25,...
On the Record, With Author Bob Veres
An extended version of the exclusive interview app
Planners Who Switched, and Why
Some advisors are shifting all of their clients' assets to another custodian, while others are spreading new and existing dollars among a variety of firms....
Rules, Rules, Rules
Two proposed SEC rules would affect the custodians
The View From the Top at the FPA
What's on their minds? For starters, post-merger s