The former leader of BISA's research arm and an ex-Comerica Bank wealth executive aim to help banks and credit unions compete more aggressively with wirehouses and independent firms.
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Several of Steve Janachowski's clients are wealthy professionals with high incomes, but a lot of retirement uncertainty.
Wealth management firms are fighting negative perceptions to recruit college students and other millennials to the business.
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Enhanced programs will likely include financial planners. The initiative follows earlier legislation prompted by a Financial Planning investigation.
The generation gap may not be as wide when it comes to young recruits and their elder counterparts.
Now that two of the biggest U.S. banks are convicted felons, the Justice Department appears to have proven the point it set out to make a year ago -- that it could deliver the harshest penalty possible against financial institutions without inflicting fatal wounds.
The industry takes on the challenge of mentoring young recruits by focusing on the senior wealth managers who guide them.
Summit Financial, based in Westlake Village, Calif., is a primarily fee-based RIA offering clients investment management, insurance and retirement planning, says Triad, which offers advisory firms both a broker-dealer and a fee-based RIA multi-custodial platform.
New rules would bog down independent advisors in 'busywork' without producing enforcement gains, Brian Hamburger argues.
Savant's latest deal exemplifies a growing M&A trend: Larger RIAs buying smaller advisory firms, often in the same geographic region.
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A group with $4 million in production moved between the wirehouses, saying it wanted access to the banking and lending capabilities at Bank of America.
The acquisition will give Infinex increased scale as third-party broker-dealers struggle to offset rising regulatory and tech costs.
The wealth division has $700 million in assets under management, according to its latest Form ADV, and only 20 employees performing 'investment advisory functions.'
The former Southwest Securities team had overseen $225 million in assets at the time of their departure.
With a strategy to directly target institutional investors, Trizic, a digital wealth management technology startup, has attracted $3 million in seed funding.
Three bank breakaways join two former colleagues who started the independent firm Standard Investment Advisors last year.