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How employee stock ownership becomes a succession plan

July 3, 2019

As succession strategies go, the employee stock ownership plan might be the ultimate twofer. For Joe Reeves and Ron Butt, co-founders of Louisville, Kent.-based ARGI, the pursuit of a viable succession plan for their $2.6 billion financial planning...

Client onboarding becomes even more of an advice firm challenge after mergers

July 3, 2019

As chief technology officer at my firm, probably the biggest challenge I face is the technological onboarding of sometimes massive numbers of new clients. Even at 26 years old, our advisory firm is still growing, having acquired or partnered...

The perils of do-it-yourself IRA transactions

July 2, 2019

Do you have clients who are do-it-yourselfers? While consulting YouTube for tips on a minor home improvement project may work out just fine, DIY can create serious problems when it comes to moving retirement funds. The tax laws are particularly...

6 best practices for running your firm

July 2, 2019

In the past, the small business owner could get by without being an active CEO. But those days are long gone! Today, you must wear many hats (or hire others to wear them) — including HR manager, marketer and CFO — to keep your firm healthy...

Ask these cybersecurity questions

July 1, 2019

Every new digital tool a financial adviser adopts increases the firm's vulnerability to a cybersecurity attack, and many advisers aren't doing enough to ensure the third-party vendors they work with meet the highest security standards. About...

How 'high beam thinking' can help advisers adapt to a changing future

June 28, 2019

Technology innovation is happening faster than ever, and the pace is only speeding up. In order to keep up, advisers need to adopt what futurist Scott Klososky called "high beam thinking." Instead of thinking about technology disruption as linear...

Reflections on pride

June 27, 2019

Participating in BNY Mellon's WorldPride 2019: Leading the Way for Equality event, we addressed the importance of symbols like the Stonewall Inn, where the LGBT movement began a half-century ago. Then there's the Amsterdam Dress, which was displayed...

Increase diversity or die, Pershing CEO Tibergien tells RIAs

June 27, 2019

For Mark Tibergien, CEO at BNY Mellon's Pershing, making the financial advice industry a more diverse and inclusive place isn't just the right thing to do — it's imperative for the survival of the business. People have been talking about the...

Milestone planning helps clients and advisers

June 26, 2019

New trends and developments are always on the horizon in the financial planning industry. For the past few years, the focus on retirement income planning has been growing and taking the country by storm. The growth and integration of financial...

3 things to consider when advising blended families

June 26, 2019

One of the most difficult tasks for many newlywed couples is marrying their finances. Blending families rather than individuals is trickier but it can be done if there is open communication with clear and full disclosure of both families' finances....

June 26, 2019

With most advisers on their way to having a core technology stack in place that digitizes much of their day-to-day work, industry leaders are now turning their attention from the back office to the front of the house. For many advisers, the...

Advisers have their sights set on these fintech tools

June 26, 2019

Financial professionals who are increasingly competing with online digital advice firms are looking for their own set of digital advancements: tools that highlight the benefit of the human advice to clients and notifications to help advisers...

Advice industry leaders focused on improving the digital client experience

June 26, 2019

With most advisers on their way to having a core technology stack in place that digitizes much of their day-to-day tasks, industry leaders are now turning their attention from the back office to the front of the house. Because for many advisers,...

Advisers step up efforts to help clients manage student loan debt

June 25, 2019

While many of the Democrats running for president are proposing new ways to shift the cost of college onto taxpayers, some financial advisers are focused on helping their clients to better understand and manage the financial burdens of higher...

5 important pieces of social media news

June 25, 2019

We're more than halfway to 2020, and while that in and of itself could be a fascinating topic for a different kind of column, I thought I would use this opportunity to round up some pretty important things going on across different social media...

Fixed-income solutions for breakaways entering the RIA space

June 25, 2019

Wirehouse advisers are often sold the idea that the independent channel cannot support sophisticated investment solutions. So a major concern for breakaway advisers as they make the move to independence is how they will recreate the products...

Advisers who pick stocks are hurting clients — and the value of their firms

June 25, 2019

If you're an adviser and you pick securities for your clients, you're not only wasting time and money, you're probably doing them a grave disservice. I've been a financial planner and adviser for almost three decades, and it never ceases to...

Senate confirms Allison Lee to SEC

June 20, 2019

The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to confirm Allison Lee to serve as a Securities and Exchange commissioner, bringing the markets regulator back to full strength. By a voice vote, the Senate confirmed Ms. Lee to the post, where she will fill a...

Advisers investing in technology to prepare for possible recession, Schwab study finds

June 20, 2019

Financial advisers are worried about a potential downturn or recession and to prepare for the storm they are investing in technology, according to the latest Independent Advisor Outlook Study from Charles Schwab Advisor Services. Two-thirds...

Account consolidation preferred more in theory than in practice

June 19, 2019

While 49% of affluent clients of financial firms say they would prefer to use a single institution to serve the bulk of their financial needs, just 36% of those expressing such a preference actually use one provider, according to research by...

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