Updated Saturday, January 31, 2015 as of 8:09 AM ET

New Best Practices Aim to Codify Advisors' Fiduciary Duty

What RIA Buyers Want to Know About Sellers

Can IBDs Hang On to Independent Advisors?

AMG Wealth Partners to Acquire $5.2B Baker Street Advisors

Breakaways, Banks & Wealth Managers Seen Leading RIA Deals in 2015

$225M Merrill Team Joins Snowden Lane

RBC Chases Rich & Famous in U.S. Banking Do-Over

You're Missing Wealthy Millennials, TD Survey Finds

RBC to Buy Parent of Troubled RIA for $5.4 Billion

Did Cetera Reps Help Push Schorsch Out?

Scouting Report: Ohio State QB Cardale Jones Can Pass, But Can He Plan?

Savant's Big Hedge Play: Buying a CPA Firm

SEC Examiners to Focus on Retirement Planning Issues

CFP Board, Camardas Wait on Judge's Ruling

After Deal, EP Wealth at $1.9 Billion AUM

Latest Succession Plan Twist: Veteran Advisor Launches Regional Aggregator

Buckingham Adds Women Investor Advocate Manisha Thakor

Wells Fargo Advisor Joins RIA

Latest Acquisition Pushes Mariner's AUM Past $12B

BNY Veteran Launches RIA, Taps Raymond James as Custodian

For Biggest RIAs, Saying No Has a High Price

Forecast: Big RIA Trends to Watch

Does Independence Have a Price?

Independent Assets Expected to Surpass Wirehouses in 2019

Impersonating Clients Yields Lifetime Bans for Advisor & Assistant

Focus and United Say They Won’t Go Public in 2015

Disciplinary Chief Exits CFP Board

Which Funds Are Too Risky for IRAs?

Ex-N.Y. Yankees: Our Advisors Stole Millions

4 Ways to Boost Growth: Fidelity Benchmarking Study

$300M Morgan Team Goes to Raymond James

Advisors on the Move: Raymond James Grabs $2B in Recruiting Spree

Driven by HNW, RIA Ranks Expected to Swell, Grab Market Share

Biggest Breakaways of 2014

Ex-Convergent Boss: I Invested in Zier's Other Fund

Clients Lost Millions in Hedge Fund Managed by Debt Collector, SEC Charges

Does 'Independence' Matter? RIA Custodians Shrug

Lebenthal Adds RIA, New Advisors

Heavy Lifting: How to Move a Billion-Dollar Book of Business

SEC Orders 3 Ex-LPL Employees to Pay More Than $1.5M

Billion-Dollar Club: Biggest Advisor Moves of 2014

HighTower Adds Merrill Advisor With $225M

FPC Renews Calls for User Fees to Fund SEC Exams

True Story: $3.5 Billion Advisor Once Lived on Credit

Tech Survey 2014: What's New Now?

Merger Moves BKD Unit Above $2 Billion

Which Robo Advisors Will Survive?

Performance Reviews That Don't Stink

Hybrid Model Drives Record Year for Triad

Veres: Give Up the 'Fiduciary' Fight

Advisors on the Move: Mega Team Leaves J.P. Morgan for Wells Fargo

Commonwealth Hit by $580,000 FINRA Decision

Focus Financial Climbs Past $80 Billion in Assets

Lebenthal Exec: Why Advisors Should Join Us

Wirehouse Veteran With $100M AUM Goes Independent Via Washington Wealth

You Get What You Pay For: ‘Robo’ Advisors Won’t Displace Traditional Advisors, Schwab CEO says

After Apparent CEO Suicide, 'Sharks Circling' Firm

Acquisition Expands RIA’s Midwestern Footprint

Convergent Client Funds Safe After CEO's Apparent Suicide, Chairman Says

Commonwealth Poaches LPL Advisor

Schwab Unveils 'Robo Advisor': No Fees for Investors, RIAs

Churning Reverses Course: When Your Clients Pay More for Fewer Trades

Succession: Can You Give Up Control?

Planning an Acquisition? Avoid These Missteps

SEC Exams: 5 Questions You'll Need to Get Right

Merrill Advisors With $270M AUM Join Snowden Lane

Steward Partners Pulls In $1.6M Wells Fargo Team

Should You Be Building Bond Ladders?

New Job Board for Independent Firms Launched

Advisory Services: How Do You Stack Up?

Wirehouse Advisors Lead in High-End Services, Study Shows

SEC Files Record Number of Enforcement Actions

New M&A Entry Using Alternatives to Woo RIAs

Avoid Getting Hacked: 3 Quick Tips

CFP Board Suspends Probe After Advisor Drops CFP

CFP Board Publishes List of CFP Bankruptcies

Real Advisors, Higher Fees: Is This Online RIA a Robo?

RIA Deals: How to Keep Clients Happy

Wealthfront Stakes Future on Gen Y Assets

New Partnership Eyed to Offer Financial Planning to Military

Online RIA Sets Sights on Mass Affluent

UBS Team With $400M AUM Goes Independent

Silicon Valley Boom Lures International Wealth Manager

FSI Rolls Out Insurance for Member Firms, Advisors

Betterment Makes Big B2B Pitch to Advisors

Top Talent Shortage Slows RIA Growth

Buyers Target Small & Middle Tier RIAs

Advisor Input Sought in Looming Succession Plan Rules

Wirehouse Execs Move to Dynasty Financial

Advisors on the Move: Morgan's Multi-Billion-Dollar Grabs From Merrill

Buying or Selling Your Practice? Go With the Right 'Fit'

Advocates Losing Ground in Fiduciary, User Fee Battle

How to Form a Client Advisory Board

Comp Plans: How to Win & Retain Top Talent

Ex-SEC Official Questions Uniform Fiduciary Debate

LPL Adds Bank Advisors With $1.2B AUM

Washington Wealth Hits $1B AUM With Latest Grab From RBC

TD Ameritrade to Launch Advocacy Forum for RIAs

TD Ameritrade RIA Education Center for Advisors

Fiduciary Advocates Push for Best Practices

Big LPL Firm Out to Pluck Wirehouse Advisors

Vanguard's Bogle: We Need Less Trading, Higher Fiduciary Bar

Camardas, CFP Board Battle Over Client Data

Ameriprise Scoops Up Advisors With $600M AUM

Forbes Family Office Growth Plans Stall

SEC Urged to Move on Uniform Fiduciary Rule

RIA Deals Jump in Both Pace & Size

Exclusive: Scottrade Moves to Take On 'Big Four' Custodians

Camardas Produce Useless Documents, CFP Board Says

Tech Update: What the Big Custodians Now Offer

Reality Check: You're Not So Client Centric

RIA Faces Disclosure Charges in Alleged Sale Scheme

Alternative Strategy for Retirement: Don't

Exclusive: COO Out at Jefferson National

Highest FPA Honor Goes to Modeling Pioneer Hopewell

Ric Edelman Seeking to Hire a Successor

Make a Specialty Pay Off

$450M Advisory Firm Network Joins LPL

FPA's New President-Elect: 'We Must Better Reflect the People We Serve'

Failed Experiment at the SEC

Is Your Succession Plan a Fiduciary Breach?

How Advisors Lure Federal Workers Out of Low-Fee Retirement Plans

How to Fix Your Strategic Plan

Multifamily Office CEO Named CFP Board Chair-Elect

Advisor Gets 21-Year Sentence in Fraud Case

Dynasty Helps $350M Bank Team Go Independent

Turnabout: CFP Board Wants Court to Force Camardas' Hand

No, Really: You Need Your Own Financial Planner

How to Fix the Industry's Race Problem

Ex-LPL Exec's New Firm Has Ties to SEC-Barred Advisor

CFP Board Backs Off Threat to Investigate Planner Rick Kahler

Trailblazing Breakaways Challenge Wirehouse Model

Cantor Grows Wealth Management Biz With RIA Pickup

Washington Wealth Snags Breakaways With $200M AUM

HighTower Adds $400M RIA Team

Management Tip: Is Your Org Chart Helping You Grow?

Planner Threatens Suit After CFP Board Order

No End to Breakaway Frenzy?

Securities America Deal Adds $2.4B in Assets, 268 Advisors

'Profession Concerned About Wrong F-Word,' CFP Board Chairman Says

New Boost for RIA Exam Funding Bill

New Breakaway Firm Helps $650M Morgan Stanley Team Go Independent

Exclusive: Focus Loses Second Exec in 2 Months

Branding Challenge: Time to Take Your Name off the Door?

American College Redesigns ChFC Designation

Comprehensive Planning: Time to Add Staff?

Do Independent Advisors Oppose Expected DoL Fiduciary Rule?

RIAs' AUM Growing by 12.8% Annually, Schwab Study Finds

Advisors Looking for More Training, Guidance on Social Security Tools

Steward Partners Lands $3 Million Morgan Stanley Team

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