Moving to a New BD or Custodian? Ask These 5 Tech Questions First
Captive technology can trip up an advisor, despite the attractive bells and whistles of your new BD or custodian’s platform.
LPL Adds $360M Team in Oklahoma
Shaw Financial Services moves to the independent broker-dealer from Lincoln Financial.
Broker-Dealer INVEST Signs Equity Bank
INVEST currently supports 150 banks and credit unions and 1,100 representatives nationwide.
Fidelity Clearing Unit to Reorganize, Appoint New Leaders
Fidelity Institutional announced Wednesday that it would reorganize the business due to rapid changes in the financial advice industry.
HighTower Rolls Out Mercer Portfolio Tool
The partnership means advisor teams affiliated with HighTower now have access to institutional-type research for asset management.
Three Is NOT a Crowd in the Cloud: The 2013 TechLeaders Survey
As educational editor of the 2013 TechLeaders Conference held on March 13–15 in Irving, Texas, Beacon Strategies LLC contributed to the conference’s goal of developing thought leadership for broker-dealers of all sizes.
Perfecting Your Tech Image
Here are some areas to think about that can influence how your firm measures up with clients and prospects when it comes to technology.
Is Your Practice Big Enough?
As merger interest rises, it’s more important than ever to know what your advisory practice is—and can be—worth.
Summer School: 4 Tips to Protect Your Tech
You can easily fall behind the times if you are not keeping up with today’s technology solutions—and tomorrow’s as well.
Who Are Your Technology Players? Don’t Overlook Your Employees
Your employees—their skills, their knowledge, their habits and their responsibilities—will have a significant influence on the success of any technology product, initiative or process that you want to introduce in your firm.