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September 8, 2010
The top 50 largest registered investment advisory firms managed $127.2 billion as of the end of the second quarter — up a sizable 16% from the end of the second quarter in 2009. Moreover, the top-50 RIAs averaged close to 3,600 accounts per...
June 13, 2010
One quote in a story by Jeff Benjamin in our RIA Rundown special report (InvestmentNews, May 31) caught my eye. “This business is about service, and that's why you lose more clients for bad service than you do for bad performance.” Those...
May 19, 2010
Nothing is more critical to the career of a financial adviser than the satisfaction that he or she derives from their work. Granted, this can be said of every profession, but a “financial adviser” is one of the few professions that offers...
May 16, 2010
Thanks, but no thanks. That's the message the U.S. military is sending to financial advisers and groups representing advisers who want to offer free financial planning to active-duty servicemen or women, or their families. Indeed, for much of...
April 25, 2010
When adviser E. Kim Dignum invites clients or prospects out to play the hilly, meandering course at Mira Vista Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, she obeys her one unspoken rule of golf etiquette: Play to win. “I never throw a round for clients,”...
April 21, 2010
While financial advisers aren't generally thought of as an artsy crowd, the financial advice industry has actually turned out some of the most memorable television commercials ever to grace the small screen. Granted, advertising agencies concoct...
April 21, 2010
My friends at Business Health, an international consulting firm that specializes in financial advisory businesses, recently came out with a report comparing the financial “health” of Australian advisory practices today with their condition...
April 14, 2010
Social-networking sites — including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Ning — can provide cost-effective ways to improve adviser marketing, share ideas with other advisers and clients, and learn about investing and practice management. As Chris...
March 28, 2010
A few months back, I wrote an article for a financial trade publication on search engine optimization. Before I had received my copy of the issue, I began receiving phone calls, e-mails and voice mails from people stating how much they enjoyed...
March 8, 2010
Over the next 12 months, financial advisers expect to funnel their resources on money-generating activities. At the same time, they plan to pare expenses that don't produce revenue. According to the latest Rydex SGI AdvisorBenchmarking survey,...
March 1, 2010
Rockefeller & Co., Inc., the wealth management firm that has been looking for a chief executive since the suicide of CEO James McDonald last fall, has changed its name to Rockefeller Financial. The 125-year-old firm, partly owned by French bank...
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