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Bernie Clark Schwab IMPACT
Oct 26, 2016

For Independent RIAs, The Times Are A-Changin'

Schwab's 20th annual Independent Advisor Outlook Study looked at how the industry has changed, and where it's going....More
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Oct 13, 2016

Study: Avoid Technology, Miss AUM Growth

A new RIA in a Box study found that avoiding technology could make it harder for an advisory firm to grow AUM....More
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Oct 10, 2016

Client-Focused FAs More Profitable Than Investment Managers

Advisors who spend more of their time on asset gathering and retention activities tend to have higher AUM growth rates and revenue growth than those....More
Sep 09, 2016

LPL Turns To HiddenLevers' Technology For DOL Compliance

Nearly 15,000 LPL advisors can use HiddenLevers' stress testing and fee attribution analysis to demonstrate their fiduciary compliance....More
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Sep 08, 2016

IRA Rollover Assets 'At Risk' of Violating Fiduciary Standard

Will the DOL rule keep retirement assets from rolling over?....More
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Aug 30, 2016

The Gulf Between Young Investors’ Priorities and Advisors’

Advisors and Generation X and millennial investors have differing ideas about their needs and priorities....More
Charles Schwab
Aug 26, 2016

Schwab's New Low-Cost Target Date Mutual Fund Built On ETFs

Schwab claims they are the lowest-cost target date mutual funds on the market....More
Aug 09, 2016

Nuveen Launches Online Alternative Investment Service

Nuveen sees alternatives playing an increasingly important role in building portfolios for high net worth investors....More
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Jul 15, 2016

Compliance Is Not Keeping Pace With Advisors' Digital Demands

Firms' processes for digital archiving aren't keeping up with modern communication like text messaging and social media....More
Jul 08, 2016

Legg Mason Buys Into Online Advice

The Baltimore firm is the latest asset manager to get into the online advice game with its majority investment in online financial advice firm....More
Jun 21, 2016

CFP Board: To Work, Diversity Initiatives Need Buy-in From the Top

We won't see more women or more diverse advisors until the C-suite level executives fully embrace these initiatives, set goals and make it a priority....More
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Jun 15, 2016

ECHELON Partners Brings Investment Banking to WealthTECH Firms

ECHELON will offer its investment banking capabilities to tech companies building products for advisors....More
Jun 13, 2016

John Oliver Takes on Retirement Plans

Comedian John Oliver uses his HBO comedy show to examine 401(k) plans, the fiduciary rule and financial advisors....More
Jun 06, 2016

Pershing Shifting to Open-Architecture Approach to Technology

Pershing kicked off its INSITE conference by introducing new integrations with third-party digital advice companies....More
May 05, 2016

Test Your Financial Movie Knowledge

How well do you know movies about finance and Wall Street? Test your knowledge of well-known movie lines with this cinematic quiz....More

Diana Britton

Diana Britton is the Managing Editor of and REP. Magazine, covering asset management and independent broker/dealers from all angles. A native of Los Angeles, she now lives in...

Ryan W. Neal

Ryan W. Neal is an associate editor for Originally from Sacramento, Calif., Ryan studied English and philosophy at UC Santa Barbara and found his way into journalism. After...
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