Personal Brands, Horse Rescue and Tommy Lee Jones: Ameriprise Advisors Sell Online
As the world of big-data technology changes at a lightning pace, it may take a giant company with deep pockets and a sizeable R&D budget to figure out whether online financial sales work.
New Hire Roundup: James Hanna Joins Genworth; Morningstar CFO Departs
This week in new hires, Genworth hires a new CTO; Morningstar announced changes in its senior management; and FSI hired Kathryn Anderson and added 500 new advisor members.
New Hire Roundup: McCarthy Elected IPA Board Chairman
This week in new hires, Frank McCarthy was elected chairman and five new members were added to the board of directors at IPA; the DiCiaccio and LaMothe-Gonzalez Groups joined Snowden Capital Advisors; more.
Mass Affluent Consumer Is the ‘New Black’
Just as fashionistas once declared that pink was the new black, mass affluent consumers are on the verge of overtaking HNW clients as a desirable customer base for retail banks, says HNW Inc.
New Hire Roundup: Orizon Joins Mariner
This week in new hires, Mariner Wealth Advisors announced its acquisition of a majority interest in Orizon Investment Counsel’s wealth management division, and Lynne Ford joined Calvert Investments.
FINRA Releases Social Media, Smartphone Regs
FINRA has provided guidance to brokerage firms about social media and the use of personal devices for business communications, and the news has the finance world buzzing about how FINRA’s new rules will affect the brokerage industry.
Advisors & Social Media: Don't Act Like Ashton Kutcher, Expert Says
As Morgan Stanley and the other wirehouses enact social-media policies, the firms and their advisors need to remain conservative
Independent Advisors Optimistic, Despite Barriers to Success
A survey released Tuesday by HNW Inc. found advisors overwhelmingly feel regulations are a barrier to their personal success.