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Broker protocol is good for firms and clients, study finds

December 6, 2017

Brokerage firms that have already exited the broker-protocol agreement, or are considering an exit, might be missing the bigger picture, according to research by two finance professors at the University of Kentucky. Presenting Tuesday in Miami...

Advisers face pressure to automate workflows

December 6, 2017

Advisers are increasingly being told they need to adopt automated workflows into their practice. If firms can implement documented and consistent processes for things like opening accounts, scheduling meetings, and creating financial plans,...

Terrorist groups take a lesson from corporations

December 5, 2017

Most financial advisers might not see parallels between running an advisory firm and running a global terror organization, but there are lessons to be learned from even the worst actors. The MarketCounsel Summit kicked off Tuesday in Miami with...

Blockchain will change the advisory business—someday

December 5, 2017

With the price of bitcoin continuing to soar, advisers find themselves inundated with questions about digital currencies and blockchain, the ledger technology that makes bitcoin possible. Those questions are bound to increase now that the Vanguard...

Seven business strategies for advisers in 2018

December 1, 2017

The world is changing fast and you can't plan for everything. But you can implement sound strategies today to position your business for future success. Indeed, careful planning is essential to sustained business success, and now is the time...

How to balance marketing and compliance

December 1, 2017

As InvestmentNews noted in its Sept. 14 article, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a risk alert based on the results of a 2016 exam (The Touting Initiative) that focused on common marketing and compliance missteps. The findings prompt...

Protecting client data at advice firms

December 1, 2017

Financial services firms have a target on their back. Given the massive quantity of names, addresses, Social Security numbers, bank account numbers, credit card numbers and other sensitive information kept on file, cyber criminals are going...

Tamarac opens platform to RightCapital

November 30, 2017

Registered investment advisers using RightCapital's financial and tax planning software can now pull in client account information and holdings data directly from Envestnet's Tamarac tool. The integration automatically updates RightCapital daily...

Graphic: Where IBDs are targeting their technology investments

November 29, 2017

In our annual survey fielded this summer, InvestmentNews found that the typical independent broker-dealer spent $12 million on technology in 2016, representing 7.5% of their total operating expenses and 2.4% of their annual revenues. IBDs projected...

Coach clients on salary negotiations

November 28, 2017

Individuals from the millennial generation are breaking money silence when it comes to their salaries, according to new research by Cashlorette.com and Bank Rate. Their study finds that 63% of people ages 18 to 36 have discussed their compensation...

Fross brothers must pay fired partner $1 million

November 28, 2017

Arbitrators awarded a former partner at an adviser marketing firm more than $1 million and found fault in the way the other partners fired him, but both sides claimed victory in the case. In a Nov. 27 decision, an American Arbitration Association...

CFPB in flux as dueling heads show up to lead

November 27, 2017

The next act in the drama playing out over who runs the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau begins Monday as two people are expected to show up to lead the agency, and a federal judge will have to determine the finale. President Donald J. Trump...

Top-earning advisers aim to become industry thought leaders

November 22, 2017

In a study conducted last year by iCapital Network with more than 800 advisers about their day-to-day business activities and ongoing practice development strategies, we learned that top-earning advisers – those consistently earning $1 million...

Retirement plan advisers need to start planning for their own succession

November 22, 2017

It may seem odd that financial professionals who help clients plan for retirement rarely do a good job planning for retirement themselves. Beyond the cliché that a shoemaker's children often go barefoot, it highlights the fact that most successful...

An American Thanksgiving

November 21, 2017

Last week while I was at the Schwab Impact conference in Chicago, the country I grew up in had a revolt that placed 92-year-old President Robert Mugabe into military confinement. Until yesterday, he had led Zimbabwe since 1980, when I was a...

Harvey Weinstein-like behavior won't be tolerated by this adviser group

November 20, 2017

It is hard to believe that in 1994 I started my journey down the road to my financial services career. I remember the moment that I decided I was going to work in finance. I had just been told by an insurance company representative who I interviewed...

Schwab study: Firms want people skills more than analytical prowess

November 15, 2017

For entry-level employees at advisory firms, the human touch is much more important than number-crunching skills, according to this year's Schwab Independent Advisor Outlook Study, whose findings were released this week in tandem with the annual...

Envestnet Tamarac overhauls adviser software

November 14, 2017

Envestnet Tamarac is launching a significantly redesigned version of its wealth management software suite for advisers. What was formerly known as Advisor Xi is now simply called Tamarac, but the company says the update is much more than either...

Financial advice industry must give 'soft skills' the credit they deserve

November 13, 2017

Almost half​ of Americans say the most difficult topic to discuss with others is personal finance; they would rather discuss death, politics or religion. This social taboo against talking openly and honestly with loved ones contributes to...

Say goodbye to IBDs, and hello to 'IAB firms'

November 13, 2017

Sometimes inertia wins the day on issues such as nomenclature. Perhaps one of the most obvious examples of this can be found in how many independent firms across the retail financial advice space continue to describe themselves as an "independent...

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