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Build trust with clients through clear communication and transparency

January 26, 2015

Some of the most successful, honest and reputable advisers I've interviewed over the years have cited that what makes them different is that they — unlike less scrupulous advisers — actually do what they claim and truly have their clients'...

Why advisers should make both face-to-face and online networking priorities

January 25, 2015

The subject of networking came up recently while I was working with one of my favorite clients, a financial adviser who leads a large team. As we were discussing how to best position his team for growth this year, we reviewed their networking...

Being picky with prospects helps a firm spur growth

January 25, 2015

Planning isn't something Jeffrey Roof believes in just for his clients. It's crucial to how he runs his own financial advisory business so profitably. Mr. Roof, president and chief executive of Roof Advisory Group in Harrisburg, Pa., can recite...

Advisers who embrace big data will have a leg up on competitors

January 25, 2015

Financial advisers who want to climb to the top of the profession — or remain there — had better start looking for ways to glean more intelligence from data. A convergence of technologies increasingly makes it possible and affordable to...

Taking over an adviser's book can be a risky venture

January 22, 2015

Stepping into the shoes of a retiring financial adviser may sound easy compared to the business development efforts it takes to recruit an entire practice of clients. But even after making it through the difficult task of completing such a deal,...

Ohio State's Cardale Jones: 'No' to the NFL, 'yes' to financial planning

January 16, 2015

Cardale Jones shocked college football fans this week by leading Ohio State University to the College Football Playoff National Championship after the team's first- and second-string quarterbacks were injured. He confounded expectations again...

Account minimums are only good for paper

January 8, 2015

First off, let me make myself abundantly clear. I am an activist for advisers' utilizing account minimums within their business models. My firm utilizes account minimums, and I have often publicly advocated the need for them in your practice....

Why every adviser should have account minimums

January 8, 2015

Times are changing — quickly. The rise of the robo-adviser with little to no account minimum has every financial adviser taking a hard look at how they are issuing fees — my partner, Ron Carson, included. And for every adviser out there...

Optimism abounds for financial advice industry in 2015

January 5, 2015

This year looks to be rosy for advisory firms — if you believe both the pundits and advisers themselves. "I am bullishly optimistic on the wealth management business," said adviser JJ Burns, founder of JJ Burns & Co. in Melville, New York....

Conquer the difficulties of web writing to draw prospects

January 1, 2015

You're an adviser, not a writer, right? Then why is it we seem to do so much writing these days? Whether it's writing a blog or an article, or preparing a presentation, we find ourselves having to communicate through the written word. Some advisers...

Advising in the age of self-diagnosis

December 30, 2014

According to WebMD, I've had cancer at least three times. Whenever I'm feeling under the weather, my first instinct is to crack open my laptop, pull up a medical advice site, and begin searching. If my symptoms are uncomfortable or prolonged...

What's next for financial advice?

December 21, 2014

It's almost impossible to anticipate when innovation will strike and what it will mean for the future. But InvestmentNews attempted to foresee light bulb moments by asking people in the advisory space which area of their business or the industry...

5 business development traits of top firms

December 17, 2014

Advisory firms that are building assets briskly share a few marketing and business development traits that others might want to emulate to boost new client acquisition. Source: Fidelity 2014 RIA Benchmarking Study By Liz Skinner

Follow the lead of top performing firms to boost business development

December 17, 2014

The vast majority of financial advisers are not very confident about their ability to bring in new clients. Only 5% of registered investment advisers said they feel their firms are “advanced” when it comes to marketing and new business efforts,...

Most advisory firms don't have a strategy for landing client referrals

December 15, 2014

There are a lot of figures that get thrown around about attracting new clients in the advisory industry. One that we frequently hear at InvestmentNews Research is that approximately 70% of a typical advisory firm's new business is referral-driven....

Survey shows social media use growing among advisers

December 11, 2014

Advisers are latching on to social media giants such as LinkedIn and Facebook to increase their business, and it's paying off. Putnam Investments' latest survey of how advisers are using social media found that those who have acquired clients...

Tony Robbins pumps up advisers

December 9, 2014

On a scale of one to 10, what's your energy level? Six? Four? Two? Tony Robbins is hoping that with a little motivation, the investment advice business can hit at least an eight. As part of a three-hour presentation at MarketCounsel's annual...

A financial adviser career path: The unknown road

November 26, 2014

Our team at The Advisor Center is well-versed in the benefits of a career as a financial adviser or planner. We are often surprised by the number of those outside the industry who are unaware of what this industry has to offer in terms of job...

Advisers must move technology training to the front burner

November 23, 2014

We all know it: Technology is both extremely important and tedious. It's a headache that, when alleviated, lets us get on with the important work of planning for clients' financial lives, and lets us do it more effectively and efficiently than...

Embracing two routes to growth helps draw in assets

November 21, 2014

Modera Wealth Management principal Tom Orecchio knows asset growth is the name of the game for financial advice firms, so he's pursuing two strategies to expand the business. The Westwood, N.J.-based firm has spread out business development...

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