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The $6 billion RIA seeks exponential growth by trading one private equity investor, Lovell Minnick, for another, Genstar Capital
John Lipari and Richard Ribek say they chose Raymond James' "client-first culture."
CFPs cite real estate downturn, outside business failures as triggers for financial troubles.
As fiduciary debate heats up, Garrett takes advantage of presidential spotlight to tell advisors to sign a fiduciary pledge.
After 18 years with LPL, veteran advisor Edward Metz leaves for more personalized service at the smaller BD.
As policy payouts soar to record levels, LTC industry professionals worry that advisors are falling short -- and offer up a few facts, forecasts and trends they think advisors should pay attention to.
After the company combines its custodian and clearing businesses and launches a new tech division, advisors should be alert to any service changes.
John Carroll affiliates with hybrid RIA Independent Financial Partners and partners with retirement division Pensionmark.
Conrad Siegel Investment Advisors's parent company serves defined benefit and 401(K) plans. Executives at those client firms became the clients for the advisory spinoff.
Over two years, the number of $1 million-plus accounts jumps to more than 72,379 as a result of sustained saving efforts.
Matt Lynch, a former B-D CEO, says his new boutique consulting startup will work alongside client firms through their most risky transitions.
Large data pulls required in stepped-up SEC exam are not related to ongoing troubles at Girard parent RCS Capital or American Realty Capital, CEO says.
The steep rise in long-term care insurance rates won't affect many advisors' commitment to using them for clients, experts say.
One of the first new investments from parent company RCS Capital will become available to all nine – and eventually 11 – IBDs by May.
To create this ranking, we took our RIA Leaders list of the top fee-only independent RIAs, then calculated the average client account size. The results were illuminating.
The advisor community is misinformed in thinking this generation doesn't have wealth yet, says TD Ameritrade's George Tamer.
'Let's put this behind us,' a group of Cetera planners told the RCS Capital home office in the wake of allegations against founder Schorsch.
Founder Ric Edelman says he decided to split the roles rather than hire a single executive to replace him.
Judge has yet to rule on board's request for summary judgment; if granted, the parties would avert trial.