Merrill Grabs $3.1M Team From UBS in Palm Beach
The veteran group includes four advisors with about $500 million in client assets.
Half of Parents Say College Savings More Important Than Retirement
Nearly a third said they were using their 401(k)s to save for their children's college, T. Rowe Price found.
RIA Growth Secret: ‘Create a Story That Sells Itself’
Firms discuss how moving from the wirehouses to independence brought rapid growth.
Raymond James Adds 6 From LPL; Wells Fargo Grabs 5 From Morgan Stanley
Meanwhile, Merrill Lynch recruits a UBS team as wirehouse retention deals expire.
The Kids Are Not All Right, Financial Pros Worry
Two recent studies from UBS and Million Dollar Round Table found that millennials are less likely to plan ahead than other generations.
Stifel Moves to Buy Sterne Agee: Reports
The reported deal means Stifel could soon top 3,000 total advisors and $200 billion in client assets.
The Unsinkable Sallie Krawcheck
Is Krawcheck weighing a robo-advisor offering? She remains tight-lipped on her plans, but tells ThinkAdvisor in a wide-ranging interview, "I'm not done yet!"
Merrill Lands $1.4B Ex-Morgan Stanley Team, Advisor
Meanwhile, LPL-affiliated Stratos Wealth recruits a former Morgan Stanley team and an ex-Wells Fargo rep.
Advisor Headcount Falls 5 Years in a Row: Cerulli
While total numbers fell, RIA and hybrid channels added advisors and are expected to keep growing over the next five years, the research firm says.
How Advisors Can Reach Tech-Savvy Millennials
Here are some methods advisors can use to attract millennials, who are expected to have a net worth approaching $7 trillion by 2018.