The 2013 Broker-Dealer Reference Guide
Raging bulls, skyrocketing energy production, baby boomer retirement—for such a seemingly volatile industry, in the past year, surprisingly little has changed.
Desperately Seeking Women: IRI Research Explains Advisor Gap
Careers in the financial advising field are expected to grow at twice the rate for all jobs between now and 2020—but where are the women?
Advisor Group Unveils Initiative to Help Women Advisors Grow Their Practice
The AIG-owned Advisor Group is putting its power behind an initiative to help women advisors grow their business in an admittedly "male-dominated industry."
BDs Share Latest FA
In early April, Baird said it recruited a team of seven employee advisors with about $770 million in client assets from Wells Fargo in Houston, while Royal Alliance announced that it added two independent teams in Chicago and Salt Lake City with combined assets of more than $400 million and...
Recruiting Roundup: Baird Grabs Wells FAs, UBS Branch Manager; Royal Adds 2 Indie Groups
The new Baird group has about $770 million in client assets, and the new Royal Alliance-affiliated reps have more than $400 million.
Johnson Named President of National Planning Corp.
John Johnson has been acting in this role for the Jackson National-affiliated independent broker-dealer since November.
Royal Alliance Adds Two Teams With $550 Mil in AUM
The independent broker-dealer in Advisor Group says it is reaching out to teams focused on aggressively growing their practices; grabs one big VA group from LPL; another from NPC.
Hall of Fame Winners to Date
The full listing of Research Hall of Fame winners.
Advisor Group to Acquire Woodbury
Advisor Group, part of the SunAmerica Financial Group, said in late July that it planned to buy Woodbury Financial Services from The Hartford.
Woodbury-Advisor Group Deal: A Recruiter’s Perspective
As far as acquisition matches go, the purchase of Woodbury by AIG could turn out to be one of the better retention purchases by the insurance giant.