13 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q3 Earnings, 2014
The third quarter saw several firms get hit with problems, while others were able boost their financial results.
Small Foundations Have Outsized Charitable Impact, and Assets Have Grown
Foundation Source finds foundations with less than $50 million in assets have enjoyed strong post-recession growth and that advisors can play a key role in three areas.
Addressing the Worries of Charitable Clients
Many charitably inclined Americans are concerned about the effectiveness of their philanthropic endeavors, UBS says.
Top 20 Colleges With Most Billionaire Alumni
You don't have to have a college degree to become a billionaire, but these schools, mostly in the U.S., have churned out many of them.
7 Worst Credit Cards of 2014
Small-business cardholders in particular have much to be wary about since some credit card rules don't apply to them, CardHub says.
LPL Q3 Earnings Meet Lowered Estimates as Profits Fall 12%
Average production per advisor drops from Q2, but assets tied to RIA relationships strengthen.
How to Attract and Keep the Next Generation of Clients
One perhaps surprising finding: Millennials tend to work with older advisors. But experience alone is not enough to keep them happy.
Ameriprise Beats Q3 Estimates, Posts Strong Wealth Results
The average yearly production level for its advisors is $483,000, up 13% from last year.
Focus Financial Strikes 6 Merger Deals for Partners
One advisor acquisition came about through a discussion about succession planning, an executive says.
Snowden Lane Picks Up $270M Merrill Duo
This news follows the boutique firm’s recruiting of a UBS team in late September.