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Millennials are becoming more proactive about retirement planning, according to the semiannual 401(k) Wellness Scorecard report from Bank of America.
A former BofA Merrill Lynch Team who felt wronged after being terminated has signed on with full-service brokerage firm Stifel Financial.
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Former-NFL football player-turned Merrill Lynch advisor Reggie Wilkes is helping players and their families manage wealth: "I felt there was a need for someone to support their efforts to overcome the cycle of financial failure."
A former Stifel advisor joins Janney Montgomery Scott's private client group.
Boutique, high-net-worth bank U.S. Trust hires four advisors and four other professionals in a sweeping recruitment move this summer.
A former Merrill Lynch advisor has joined Abbot Downing, a unit of Wells Fargo that serves ultra-wealthy clients.
Advisors still are not tapping into the Gen Y market, a study from Principal Financial Group shows.
A former United Bank & Trust wealth management team with more than $350 million in client assets is going independent with the help of Dynasty Financial Partners.
A former Morgan Stanley executive with 30 years of experience has signed on with Zieglerís wealth management division as its new senior managing director.
It's a busy recruiting season for Wells Fargo, which announced that it has added four wirehouse advisors managing about $450 million in assets.
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The financial powerhouse announced it has acquired the business of Capital Planning Advisory Group, a small Yardley, Pa.-based RIA. The team will bring $120 million in client assets.
HighTower has expanded its West Coast market by picking up an independent team with $400 million in assets in Bellevue, Wash.
Baird has appointed a director for its Houston market and has picked up another advisor with $350 million in client assets.