Updated Sunday, April 20, 2014 as of 4:22 AM ET

As they prepare for retirement, senior advisors can help young planners become competent and confident financial advisors.

Beset by a graying workforce, an aging clientele and a shortage of young talent, the wealth management industry is at long last changing course.

As a young congressional intern, RBC branch manager Amy Sturtevant wanted to make a difference. A career as a financial advisor afforded her the way to do that.

New funds provide hedging tools to limit or amplify clients' currency exposure on their foreign investments.

Under Obamacare, advisors can direct clients to health savings accounts, which they can use as medical IRAs.

Attorney, author and financial fraud expert Kathy Phelps offers advice on how to protect clients from falling victim to a Ponzi scheme.

Errors and omissions insurance premiums are rising. A proposed fiduciary standard for advisors would drive the cost up further, according to insurance specialists.

Caveats aside, advisors can use social media to boost their business and build stronger relationships with clients.

Advisors, even top producers, get fired more often than you think. Recruiter Danny Sarch explains the pitfalls to avoid.

Honoring the Top Branch Managers of 2013

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