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The Boston company said it is realigning to better serve advisors in the independent, bank, broker-dealer and family office channels.
To continue its expansion in Atlanta, United Capital announced Monday it bought the majority of the assets of Atlanta-based PPA Advisors.
In the wake of this week's landmark gay rights decision from the Supreme Court, financial advisors have as many questions as answers for their same-sex clients about how the ruling with impact their wealth management, tax and estate planning.
First Allied Holdings, an independent broker-dealer, is set to be acquired by RCAP Holdings.
LPL hired Michelle Oroschakoff as chief risk officer and managing director.
Could cyberattacks bring down the U.S. financial network? Not only is it possible, it’s already happened to major contributing institutions. Tim McSherry write that, while the motivation behind these attacks are intriguing, what to do about them is more important to address.
The network was launched in September to help breakaway brokers transition from the traditional wirehouse model to independence.
The platform will provide Dynasty’s advisors with a turnkey solution for writing fixed life insurance, annuity, disability, and long-term care contracts.
The CEO of United Capital plans a nationwide network of planners with a consistent look and feel.
The average high-net-worth investor is changing and that spells a significant opportunity for advisors.
Women advisors are more risk averse than their male counterparts, and in the wake of the financial crisis, that has proven to be a good thing.
Technology innovations are critical for advisors to remain on the cutting edge and retain the next generation of clients.
“This is not an easy business,” Carson told an audience on Thursday of over 500 advisors at the 24th Peak Excell Meeting. “It is a rewarding but difficult business … and we have to constantly reinvest and reinvent.”
The practices, in Mercer Island, Wash., and Lynnwood, Wash., have a combined $549 million in assets under management.
Fidelity says the new desktop will enable the “anywhere advisor."
FINRA fined Merrill $1.05 million and ordered the firm to pay more than $323,000 in restitution for over 12,000 trades executed on its ML BondMarket platform.
After Fidelity warned that a fiduciary standard could have harmful ramifications, one reader has responded that "Wall Street is unleashing its attack dogs" to try to stop important new guidelines.
As RIAs compete with wirehouses and banks for the best talent, here are some things to keep in mind as you recruit top advisors.
The Insured Retirement Institute announced Wednesday that the IRI Marketing Summit was canceled due to winter storm Saturn.
Most advisors thinks they know everything they need to know about social media, but how saavy are you? Take this quiz and find out.