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Understanding the valuation of your firm can help identify areas of improvement, especially if you are considering selling. Here are some key insights to consider.

Commentary: There are other much larger and offensive “holes” in the current disclosure that are more deceptive and allow more conflict of interest than DOL’s proposed BICE.

Volatile times can be scary, but clients may be more prepared than they think they are -- helping them realize that will make riding out the tough times a lot easier, columnist Jonathan Clements says.

Despite a sudden market correction, I didn't hear from panicked investors. That's because I've made them understand in these situations you must work through the pain to profit.

Emotions might get the best of some investors in light of all the bad news. Here are the strategies I've used to guide my clients since the market correction began.

Advisors can show their worth by making time to help clients understand how to manage the unexpected.

Some client gifts never lose their value. Event tickets, investment books and personalized items can actually help build stronger relationships.

It's important to educate doctors before they start receiving large paychecks so they can make informed financial decisions as their incomes climb. Here's how one firm has tackled this issue.

Almost all robo advisors were founded in 2009 or later and they have never seen a meaningful downturn in the financial markets. This is a major issue.

Analysis: The original version put financial advisors under onerous requirements that I have not heard of any other industry having, writes recruiter Michael King.

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