Brokers ‘Not Happy’ With Merrill’s New Comp Plan: Recruiter
Danny Sarch criticizes the bonus hurdles, while other industry watchers say the targets are achievable.
17 Hottest States for Jobs as a Financial Advisor
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these states show surging job growth for financial advisors through 2024.
LPL Says Retention of NPH Reps at 70%
If it hits 72% of fees and commissions, the IBD will need to pay up to $123 million more for its acquisition.
How to Retain Your Clients, and Your Sanity, When Switching Firms
Follow these five steps to help smooth the transition for your clients and their assets.
For Clients Selling Their Businesses, M&A Can Get Messy
Determining the anticipated proceeds of the sale of a client's business is not always as simple as it seems.
Fired JPMorgan Wealth Manager Gets $1.1M
Verdict comes after eight years of delays and appeals; bank lawyers plan to ask judge to set verdict aside.
After 6-Month Surge, RIA M&A Deals Drop Sharply in Q3: DeVoe
The quarter was the weakest the RIA industry has experienced in nearly three years.
What’s Next for Departing Rep. Hensarling?
He might end up heading the CFPB or the housing finance agency. Meanwhile, the House approved bills expanding the accredited investor definition and boosting IPOs.
Number of Advisors Going Indie Up 75% Since 2012: Schwab
Schwab Advisor Services analyzed SEC registration data to determine the number of advisors who entered the independent space.
Growing Your Business Is Not Like Being in a Contest
Many owners of advisory firms get so focused on growing their business that they fail to stop and think about what they really like about it.