How Much Do Robos Really Matter?
You’re considering adding a robo-advisor platform to help your reps expand efficient service to smaller client; how do you manage client and rep expectations about the new service?
The 2015 Broker-Dealers of the Year Are Ready to Rumble
The Broker-Dealers of the Year, as chosen by their own reps, will take on the DOL and anyone else who threatens the IBD model.
Caton Financial Is First Public ‘Partner’ on Ron Carson’s CIA Platform
After eight years of trying and four detours, advisor Nancy Caton finds her succession planning solution in Ron Carson’s new platform.
Top Portfolio Products: Schwab Launches ETF Website
Russell introduces a new strategic-call overwriting fund, and Focus Financial rolls out succession-planning tool.
Smaller Pieces Make a Bigger Pie
Across all stages of development, better-performing advisory firms distribute equity more broadly among their team members.
Sounding the Alarm
Lately an advisor can rarely open a trade publication without coming across at least one article focusing on succession planning.
Recovery continues for financial advisory firms.
Doing It Right
David Grau’s been a friend of mine since 2001, when I worked with him and his newly formed FP Transitions for a few years to brand their expertise in helping independent advisors realize the value in their practices.