Investors Prefer Flesh-and-Blood Advisors Over Robos 2 to 1: Survey
The latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism Survey also found that investors are more worried about identity theft and cyberattacks than market volatility.
Wells Fargo, Hearsay Social Roll Out New Tech Tools
The wirehouse boosts reps' tablet power, while the social media tech firm introduces a "universal" supervision solution.
Breaking Away—When the Wirehouse Wants You to Stay
Independence-minded advisors encounter significant incentives and obstacles oriented toward keeping them and client assets in-house.
529 Plans: The College Savings Tool Most Families Don’t Know About
About two-thirds of families don't know what a 529 plan is, according to a recent survey. Here's what your clients should know.
Wells Fargo Boosts Support for Team Practices
The wirehouse is rolling out technology and even a national conference for its team-based advisors, says Kim Ta.
What Firms Claim About Their Brokers’ Fiduciary Duty (and Lack Thereof)
Broker-dealers publicly market themselves as putting their clients first. But when it comes to arbitration cases, they sing a different tune.
Wells Fargo Adds Morgan Stanley Reps; LPL Picks Up Team From JPMorgan
Also, an LPL affiliate forms an RIA partnership to attract new reps to its network.
Raymond James Adds Complex Managers, FAs From Wirehouses
In addition, it taps a marketing veteran to lead its Network for Women Advisors, which has more than 800 FAs.
Do Good and Do Well: One Advisor's Way
Doubt you can improve the world? Read on.
Investors Increasingly Have More Than One Advisor: Hearts & Wallets
About a third of investors added a new relationship with a financial services provider last year, according to a report from Hearts & Wallets.