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January 16, 2013
David Hefty is the 36-year-old chief executive of Hefty Wealth Partners, based just outside of Fort Wayne, Ind. Hefty gives details about his firm's growth strategy, what he looks for when he is recruiting advisers and whether or not it's difficult...
November 5, 2012
The number of investment advisers registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission has declined over the past year, while the assets under management that the agency regulates have increased substantially, according to a study released...
October 7, 2012
Independent broker-dealer LPL Financial LLC and regional brokerage Raymond James Financial Inc. top the list of most-desired destinations for potential breakaway financial advisers. A report released last week by Cogent Research LLC found that...
September 23, 2012
HighTower Advisors, one of the fastest-growing registered investment adviser aggregator firms in the country, said that it will offer two new paths for financial advisers to make the transition to independence. The HighTower Network will give...
August 24, 2012
Bob Oros has been on the job since January 2012 as executive vice president and head of sales and relationship management at Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services. With 13 years spent at Charles Schwab Corp., three years at LPL Financial and...
July 9, 2012
Former Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC brokers Michael and Patrick Hull have launched a new advisory firm, bluepoint Investment Counsel LLC, based in Madison, Wis. The new firm has affiliated with Dynasty Financial Partners, a service platform...
June 13, 2012
The stock market may be on the slide, but TD Ameritrade chief executive Fred Tomczyk has some surprising advice for his top advisers. “I would still invest in the U.S.” he said. His reasoning? “I'm seeing more [foreign] shareholders in...
May 27, 2012
Observers of the registered investment advisory business say that many of the advisers leaving the larger legacy brokerage firms are doing so at the urging of their clients and former colleagues. “Clients want a purely unconflicted relationship...
April 26, 2012
The Charles Schwab Corp. will be opening its third franchised branch office next month, said chief executive Walt Bettinger on Thursday. Schwab opened its first franchise office in December at a location in Nashua, N.H. In March, the brokerage...
March 2, 2012
Independent advisers don't have to be big to be successful, according to Charles Goldman, former head of Schwab Advisor Services and past president of Fidelity Investments. The investor market has a lot of mass-affluent clients, said Mr. Goldman,...
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