Practice Management

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Hiring to achieve strategic growth

To get bigger, you’ve got to have a clear vision of what your firm will need

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Money-market debit cards for clients? Franklin CEO on the future of advice

Chief Executive Jenny Johnson outlined the $1.4 trillion manager's interest in technology and retirement assets at the Spark Forum

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RIAs are killing it in 2020 recruiting

The numbers are way up, even as firms struggle amid the COVID-19 pandemic

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The importance of taking imperfect action

You have to get things wrong before you can get them really right

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Add historical context to risk profile questionnaires

The questionnaires lack vital context, and the allocations clients are slotted into don't mean what they once did

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Retirement saving is hard even for people who can afford it

The voluntary nature of defined-contribution plans creates room for some common psychological blind spots to get in the way of saving

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Building your firm without bugging friends and family

When I started out, I had a policy that I would not work with any family, friends or neighbors

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Zoomed-out advisers are returning to the office

For some, the upside of in-person meetings and camaraderie outweigh the risks of COVID-19

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Advisers can’t always rely on market performance

Volatility is quickly becoming a way of life post-pandemic, and the rally of the past decade may be giving way to a new era of market turbulence

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COVID-19 has proven the crucial role of financial advisers

The support financial advisers have provided to clients has expanded substantially during the pandemic

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Competition outpaces COVID-19 woes for RIAs

The majority of advisers say new entrants are the most concerning barrier for growth, according to Schwab's Independent Advisor Outlook Study

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Robust client relationships focus on wealth and health

Moving beyond your comfort zone to talk to clients about their physical and mental health

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The latest in financial #AdviserTech — October 2020

We look at the big news, announcements and underlying trends and developments that are emerging in the world of technology solutions for financial advisers!

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Demand for financial wellness is overwhelming

Plan sponsors want the services for their participants, but wellness has done little to help people improve their financial lives

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The secret to closing prospects

Telling your personal story will work against you if all you focus on are your industry accolades; it only works when you exhibit humility

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Make personal finance fun

Stop using jargon and graduate school terminology. Talk with your clients the way you talk with your friends

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Why are advice firms still trying to ride a bull market?

The industry is overly dependent on the markets for revenue growth, according to an InvestmentNews pricing study

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160 at MassMutual face layoffs due to Empower deal

About 90% of a group of 2,000 MassMutual workers have been informed that they will receive job offers, according to the companies

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Is your advisory firm a Best Place to Work?

Register by Oct. 30 to be considered for the 2021 InvestmentNews Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers

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Fundamentals of behavioral finance: Loss aversion bias

Why clients value avoiding losses more than winning gains.