Updated Tuesday, March 31, 2015 as of 5:48 AM ET

These firms have made advisor-friendly cultures a crucial part of their success in both retaining advisors and recruiting new ones.

"Anyone who owns minerals rights is concerned," says Jonathan Meaney, an advisor with Carter Financial Management, an independent firm affiliated with Raymond James Financial Services.

SIFMA's Karl Schimmeck discusses where the threats are coming from and what is being done to mitigate the risk.

Advisors are "not going to be effective with clients if you aren't giving your own time, energy and money to some philanthropic endeavor," says Dodee Crockett.

The liabilities your broker-dealer faces when supervisors oversee wealth managers both inside and outside your practice.

Firms and their advisors are paying increasing attention to the rising threat of cybercrime.

"Some of the volunteer work that I was doing early on just kept growing on me and I found that I love being able to create change," says Russell Goldstein.

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