What You Think You Know About Advisory Firm M&A Is Wrong
Advisory firms that will sell at a premium in the future will be those with experienced, well-trained younger advisors, not the most profitable.
TD Ameritrade’s Apple Watch App Puts Markets On Your Wrist
TD Ameritrade Mobile's new app lets clients view their customized watch lists, stock summary and major indexes on the Apple Watch.
Schwab, TD Ameritrade Post Strong Asset Growth, Beat Indexes
Schwab reports total assets of $2.57 trillion — $1.27 trillion of which is advised assets; TD has total assets of $710 billion.
House Panel to Keep SEC Budget Flat as Lobbyists Lose Hope on User Fees
The advisory industry needs “to move on to other [exam] options” like third-party audits and raising the AUM threshold for state-examined advisors, says TD's Schweiss.
How I Chose My RIA Custodian
I picked TradePMR after running the numbers on trading costs and fees, and things got better when it started using First Clearing.
Financial Advisors Don’t Care About Millennials, and the Feeling Is Mutual
They prefer their clients old and rich—but that can’t last long.
Tom Bradley: Advisor Evangelist—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
Ask Bradley to look back at pivotal moments that shaped the advisory business and he recalls May Day 1975, the day the SEC deregulated commissions.
The 2015 IA 35 for 35 Calendar
Throughout May, we’ll publish extended versions of the interviews and profiles that appeared in the May issue of Investment Advisor. We'll update this calendar with links to each article as they are published.
The 2015 IA 35 for 35
These advisor advocates, investors, politicians and thought leaders have stood out over the past 35 years and will influence financial services for decades to come.
TD Ameritrade Misses on Q1 Earnings
In the coming months, the firm will decide whether to focus on growth through marketing and salespeople or technology, or both, CEO Tomczyk says.