Big Firms Boosting Series 7 Courses at Colleges to Address Looming Headcount Crisis
Five financial services firms have paid for 23 universities across the U.S. to offer Series 7 courses using Securities Training Corp. materials.
LPL Makes Top-Level Push in Biz Development, Sales
Bill Morrissey will lead recruiting & development; Andy Kalbaugh will boost services to independent reps & institutions.
Does Your Advisory Firm Really Have an Answer for the Robo Threat?
AssetMark's "purpose-based" module has a language and approach that are different enough to resonate with a different set of planners — and clients.
The Advisor’s Journey to CRM Success, Pt. 5: Getting User Buy-In
It's essential to achieve user buy-in to your planned CRM system. To do so, follow these six essential steps.
Recruiting Roundup: $400M Team Leaves First Allied for DFPG
In other news, Raymond James says a bank group has become its latest institutional affiliate.
Morgan Stanley Brokerage Chief Exits, Kelleher Named President
CEO James Gorman said to plan longer tenure; Colm Kelleher gains oversight of wealth management unit.
Want to Get More Business? GuideVine Plays Advisor-Client Matchmaker
Marketing itself as a Match.com-like service, GuideVine helps advisors put their best digital face forward to lure both clients and younger advisors.
Booth Takes Reins at Baird
The employee-owned firm has some 850 advisors with $107 billion in client assets.
Advisor Future Shock: Rising to the Robo Challenge
“Futurists don’t know any more about the future than anyone else,” said Alvin Toffler, “but good ones know a lot more" about the present.
Raymond James Grabs Wells Fargo Rep in Denver
Veteran advisor Robert Campbell comes on board with an associate and some $190 million in client assets.