Why Advisors Attend Conferences Now: Next-Gen Recruiting
And who is helping advisors with this mission? As shown by its words and actions, TD Ameritrade stands out.
Kitces’ NPR Announces First CFP Exam Scholarship Winners
New Planner Recruiting's inaugural CFP Exam Scholarship awarded three recipients with an exam fee reimbursement for 2014.
TDAI Awards Next Gen Scholarships to Recruit Young Advisors
These are the first scholarships TDAI has awarded since it established an annual Next Generation Scholarship Program earlier this year.
Busting the Risk Myth of Women and Investing
The perception of the “fairer sex” as less willing to tolerate investment risk fits well with common stereotypes. But there’s more to this story.
13 Ex-Football Players and Finance: The Good & the Bad
After success of varying degrees in the NFL or college football, nine former players took the high road and four others the very low road.
What to Do When Clients Think Twice; Making Small Caps Work for You: February Investment Advisor—Slideshow
What’s happening in your clients’ minds when they can’t commit to a plan that you both know they need?
Southern Charm in the Small-Cap Space
Don’t let the easygoing, good ol’ boy charm fool you. Raise the topic of investment management, particularly in small caps, and Mark Travis' “aw-shucks” attitude quickly fades.
New Hire Roundup: Commonwealth Named as a Top Place to Work—Again
This week in new hires, Commonwealth Financial Network once again made the Boston Globe’s list of top places to work in Massachusetts; Ellen Turf announced she would depart NAPFA next year; and Intech announced a new hire and promotions.
Stress Fracture: How to Save Your Relationship With Your Client
In your waiting room a client watches the TV tuned to CNBC, which shouts out good news—the Dow is up 300 points. Oddly, her stress level skyrockets. Why?
SEC, FINRA Enforcement Roundup: Football Coach’s Ponzi Scheme; Wells Fargo Slapped
Recent actions by the SEC and FINRA ensnared a former Hall of Fame college football coach charged in an $80 million Ponzi scheme and a Wells Fargo vice president for failing to disclose the risks of mortgage-backed securities.