Financial Advice and the Age of BS
What is up with the continuing attacks on AUM compensation by the proponents of a flat earth, ah, I mean, flat fees?
David Grau Sr.’s Top 20 Tips for Buying, Selling a Practice
David Grau Sr., co-founder of FP Transitions, tells ThinkAdvisor how advisors can sell for maximum value or buy on the best terms.
When Clients’ Mental Capacity Diminishes: An Advisor’s Role
Here are the signs of dementia and other forms of cognitive decline, and how advisors can help the client and her family while protecting themselves.
Will Smith’s 8 Life Lessons for Advisors
The movie star told LPL Financial reps how he became and remains a global superstar.
Morgan Stanley Group Breaks Away to Partner With Rival
Six veteran reps left the wirehouse to own their practice and affiliate with Wells Fargo FiNet.
A DOL Fiduciary Rule Compliance Checklist
Here’s a pithy, practical six-point checklist to help advisors of all stripes comply with the DOL rule.
LPL to Host Its First Stand-Alone Women’s Conference
The event, to be held in November, will cover themes like work-life balance and the post-election political landscape.
BlackRock’s FutureAdvisor Announces Another Partner for Its Robo-Advisor Platform
BlackRock’s FutureAdvisor platform is adding an automated investing option for clients of U.S. Bancorp Investments.
Trone, Swisher to Craft ARA, Morningstar Fiduciary Education Program
IRA Fiduciary Adviser education program will prepare advisors for a “continuously shifting regulatory environment,” says ARA's Graff.
Robo-Advice Boosting RIAs' Client Rosters: Report
Automated advice drove a 22.4% increase in the number of RIA clients, according to a report from IAA and NRS.