$3.2 Million Team Comes Back to Securities America
Citing "cultural differences," Wayne Maier and his team split from National Planning Corp. after six years.
FSI Names Derek Bruton, Seth Miller to Its Board
The independent BD association names replacements for Bill Dwyer of LPL and Jim Livingston of National Planning Holdings.
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.
Wirehouses, Others Actively Attract Reps
In the final months of 2012, the wirehouse firms continued to recruit advisors from each other and from other broker-dealers.
LPL Financial Adds $650 Mil Team
The new group includes five advisors and was formerly affiliated with SII Investments, a National Planning Holdings broker-dealer
NPC Launches Social Media Pages
National Planning Corp. announced Monday that it has launched official Facebook and LinkedIn pages. “We’re trying to put a face to what a broker-dealer really is,” said Craig Lewis, vice president of marketing.
Why Advisors Should Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste
“I was able to take a miserable day and turned it into one of the best PR days I’ve had,” Jim Person said at Curian Capital's semiannual advisor gathering.
National Planning Holdings Reports Record Annual Revenue, 5% Jump in Reps
National Planning Holdings Inc., the network of independent broker-dealers that is an affiliate of Jackson National Life, announced Tuesday that in 2011 it posted a 13.5% increase in revenue to a record $788 million, with a 14% increase over the prior year in product sales to a record $16.3 billion.
Outlook 2012: Annuities — Industry at Crossroads, With Weatherford, Greenwald, Cortazzo
The fact that two major carriers in recent weeks have announced their exit from the annuity business should tell us all we need to know about the health and viability of the industry. If only it were that simple.
Top Reps Display Creativity, Concern at Curian Capital Conference
Get a group of top advisors in a room for an hour and you have just enough time to get through one question. That’s what happened recently when Denver-based managed account provider Curian Capital invited AdvisorOne to an exclusive roundtable discussion with a sampling of the reps and broker-dealers with...