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Liz Skinner

Reporter: Estate Planning / 529 Plans / Philanthropy

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With a focus on practice management, Liz Skinner writes about what makes some advisory firms successful and others fail to thrive. When she isn't offering advisers tips on running a profitable business, you'll find her in Kensington, Md., probably losing a tennis match to her teenage daughters or enjoying a run through Rock Creek Park.

Recent Articles


Advisers go on the offensive, getting clients ready for the next market correction

May 22, 2017

Some proactive planners are spelling out for clients the impact of a 10% or 20% correction


Meeting clients' high-tech expectations

May 22, 2017

Financial advisers focus on ease and mobility for customers


Cybersecurity looms as adviser business threat

May 22, 2017

Firms should be ready to invest more on technologies that thwart cybercriminals


Shrinking talent pool puts strain on advisory firms

May 20, 2017

Attrition, cuts in training programs and new competition make it difficult to fill job openings


SEC alerts advisers on WannaCry ransomware cyberattacks

May 17, 2017

Regulator stresses vulnerability testing and timely system upgrades


Cyberattack should prompt advisers to ask their IT professionals hard questions

May 15, 2017

Last week's ransomware attack reveals system vulnerabilities


TIAA to pay $5M in 401(k) excessive-fee suit

May 12, 2017

Employees allege the firm failed to act in their best interests when managing their retirement plans


How to handle clients who share Johnny Depp's alleged compulsive buying habits

May 11, 2017

Advisers offer new approaches to keeping clients within spending limits


Cetera to integrate robo for advisers

May 11, 2017

Firm begins rolling out broad technology upgrades for advisers

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Bronfman acquisitions to push firm to $5 billion

May 10, 2017

Maryland advisory firm plucks another $300 million in assets out of Virginia RIA

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