If you are serious about growing your business, get to a wirehouse! And if you just left, go back. It's been a long-standing notion that financial advisors perform better within the wirehouse system.

If I look back through my files and profiles from the mid-1990s, most of the brokers who have been at smaller firms, including boutiques and independent shops, don't have nearly the amount of assets or gross production as do wirehouse advisors.

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