Updated Saturday, December 20, 2014 as of 6:44 PM ET

Wealth management advisory work has evolved from the retail brokerage days of the 1980s, when advisors were considered salespeople.

The “reverse churning” comes in when the client is in a wrap program, despite being a low-volume trader.

The timing is right to put MLPs to work for your client, as long as you fully grasp the nuances of these sometimes confusing and volatile investment vehicles.

Creative ways to measure the effectiveness of an advisor's online efforts.

"Ultimately, the challenge is how to most effectively translate clients' qualitative thoughts and feelings into quantitative approaches," says Merrill's Michael Liersch.

“It is easy to screw it up, and it’s happening a lot,” says Robert Gordon of Twenty-First Securities.

Robert Shick, Baird branch manager, explains how a cancer diagnosis changed his life. "I have received so much more than I could ever give."

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