NU Online News Service, Nov. 12, 10:58 a.m. – Royal Alliance Associates Inc., New York, is hosting its first annual asset management conference this week in San Antonio.

The conference, scheduled to last from Wednesday through Friday, will feature sessions on strategies for increasing financial security and marketing an advisory practice in troubled times.

Speakers will also discuss advances in broker-dealer computer systems, and ideas on converting to fee-based compensation from commission-based compensation.

More information about Royal Alliance is available on the Web, at http://www.royalalliance.com/about/joinus/index.html

Royal Alliance is a broker-dealer affiliated with Sun America Inc. Sun, in turn, is an asset management subsidiary of American International Group Inc., New York.