Results for "your practice"

Displaying 3,143 results

Sort: Date | Relevance


Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers

March 24, 2018

These firms go beyond offering financial advisers attractive benefits and perks: they create workplaces that empower employees, giving them the skills and confidence needed to provide clients with the best possible financial planning advice....

What if you found out you were really a ghost?

March 22, 2018

Remember "The Sixth Sense," where (spoiler alert) Bruce Willis goes through the whole movie not realizing he's dead? Did you ever see "The Others," that Nicole Kidman movie where she thinks her house is haunted, (another spoiler) only to find...

Going independent — what does that really mean?

March 19, 2018

When I entered the financial services industry 20 years ago, the term "going independent" referred to registered representatives moving their book of business to an independent broker-dealer and being compensated as independent contractors....

Future for RIAs bright and challenging

March 19, 2018

From the outside, the independent financial advisory space appears to be flush with clients, assets and profitability, thanks in large part to a record run by the stock market. A closer look, however, shows some business-level vulnerabilities,...

Marketing your practice with purpose

March 15, 2018

With the number of personal financial advisers expected to grow by 15% by 2026, effective marketing and communication strategies can make the difference when winning new clients. As the owner of an independent business, your time and resources...

Does money buy happiness?

March 13, 2018

Does money buy happiness? Looking at some of the recent research on this topic suggests that advisers need to understand their client's personality to really know the answer, and most importantly, how to help their clients align their spending...

New RIAs are happier and prospering, says Schwab study

March 13, 2018

Registered representatives who recently jumped ship from a brokerage firm and dived into the RIA registered investment adviser channel are happier and doing better financially than they were at their old firms, a new study from Schwab finds....

Ami Forte, broker at heart of $34 million Finra award, hired by Pinnacle Investments

March 13, 2018

A broker at the heart of a multimillion-dollar Finra arbitration award involving the founder of the Home Shopping Network was hired Tuesday by Pinnacle Investments to develop its operations in Florida. Ami Forte joined the broker-dealer and...

Adviser builds a niche practice around a cause dear to his heart

March 12, 2018

To some financial advisers, the idea of a niche practice focused on families affected by autism might never come to mind. For Charles Massimo, the idea was so obvious he tried for years to not make it a major part of his independent financial...

How to improve gender diversity in financial advice

March 12, 2018

Solving the riddle of why women make up such a small percentage of the financial planning profession begins with early and repetitive efforts to remind both women and men about the benefits of a more diverse workplace. While women comprise 51%...

Guide Clients Through Emotional Ups and Downs To Prevent Costly Decisions

March 12, 2018

Even good people make bad decisions. The client who invests $8,000 in a late night TV real estate scam; quits a lucrative career to join in an ill-advised business venture; or has an out-of-control spending habit. When fueled by emotion or bad...

Advisers use tax planning as a hook to find more clients

March 9, 2018

Most tax professionals will acknowledge that the eight weeks leading up to April 15 is the most exhausting time of year. But some financial advisers are still willing to jump into the grind of tax season because it represents a near-certain...

Global boom swells ranks of the ultra wealthy

March 7, 2018

Stronger global growth and booming stock markets have been great for the super rich. The number of people with more than $50 million of net assets rose 10% last year, the fastest pace in at least five years, according to a report published Wednesday...

Three indies bring $719 million to Securities America

March 7, 2018

A Super Office of Supervisory Jurisdiction and two independent financial services firms, which collectively manage $719 million in assets, have affiliated with Securities America Inc. The three are the Gandet Group, of Manahawkin, N.J.; Vizionary...

Advice business must improve succession planning

March 7, 2018

More than a quarter — 28% — of advisers who are within 10 years of retirement are unsure about succession, posing a problem for all channels of the advice business, according to a new study by Cerulli Associates. Confirming widely known...

40 Under 40 is back — nominate your best now

March 6, 2018

InvestmentNews is beginning its search for the sharpest minds and most engaging personalities among the advice industry's up-and-comers. We're counting on you to help us find them. If you know a superstar adviser who will be 39 or younger on...

Merrill Lynch rep managing $150 million moves to Raymond James

March 6, 2018

Phil Closuit, who managed more than $150 million in assets at Merrill Lynch in Boston, has jumped to the employee unit of Raymond James & Associates. Joining him in the move is Jane Fitzwilliam, a registered associate, who has worked with Mr....

These 3 things may be keeping your clients up at night

March 5, 2018

What advisers do best is help their clients with the uncertainties of their financial lives. This year has already brought more unpredictability to the table, and many Americans are wondering if they need to reassess their financial plans. Here...

Investment technology: Can Alexa handle multi-account portfolio management?

March 2, 2018

Adviser technology can be overwhelming. Which CRM system is the best? What about financial planning software? Portfolio rebalancing tools? Is it better to use a rebalancing tool, or to outsource that work to a third-party manager — or even...

Demographic shifts push advisory firms to rethink tech strategies

February 28, 2018

A couple of years ago, InvestmentNews warned of the "great wealth transfer" that loomed on the horizon and detailed the risk it posed to advisers. The article unearthed some unsettling stats about what happens to the adviser-client relationship...

Next Page »

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 ... 158


Hi! Glad you're here and we hope you like all the great work we do here at InvestmentNews. But what we do is expensive and is funded in part by our sponsors. So won't you show our sponsors a little love by whitelisting It'll help us continue to serve you.

Yes, show me how to whitelist

Ad blocker detected. Please whitelist us or give premium a try.