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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

Reach out to clients during volatility or others will

Feb 5, 2016

Advisers are focusing their energies on managing investment expectations and trying to stifle panic during market gyrations

Advisers need to bone up on DOL fiduciary

Feb 4, 2016

TD Ameritrade official says compliance burden and liability are expanding greatly for those giving IRA advice

Beat the competition with innovative client service

Feb 2, 2016

Advisers should be crafting experiences that are distinctive and memorable

Hollywood makes it tough on advisers to build trust

Feb 1, 2016

Movies and TV depict advisers who represent Wall Street's underbelly

For greater Twitter reach in finance, try quality over quantity

Jan 29, 2016

No longer enough just to have lots of fans; who they are matters

You may not be hiring the right position for growth

Jan 27, 2016

Having people in place who can handle the extra administrative workload should be a priority

For some advisers, money not motivating factor to go independent

Jan 27, 2016

Advisers choosing models with the most support forgo up to 25% of profits

Adviser's Consultant: How to build a social media strategy that begets business

Jan 21, 2016

David Edwards of Heron Financial Group says advisers shouldn't be afraid to experiment on the web

How to calculate a fair salary for a new hire

Jan 19, 2016

Advisory firms should not rely solely on national averages, but consult with local colleagues to gauge competitive rates

Which channels are yielding the most new client assets for RIAs?

Jan 14, 2016

Watch your backs, independent advisers. New dollars coming from brokerage clients — still the most common route — are shrinking, while those from other RIAs are picking up

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