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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
May 04, 2016

InvestCloud Launches 'Star Wars' Themed App Suite

In recognition of "Star Wars Day," InvestCloud named its latest product after a Star Wars droid....More
Apr 26, 2016

Cetera Releases Fiduciary Compliance Tech Suite

Cetera is rolling out a new technology to help their b/ds comply with the DOL's fiduciary rule....More
Apr 19, 2016

What You Need to Know About Impact Investing

As impact investing products have moved from boutique origins into the mainstream, advisors should be able to talk to their clients intelligently....More
Apr 18, 2016

DOL Fiduciary Rule to Drive Increased M&A Activity

Fidelity Investments expects the DOL’s fiduciary rule to contribute to increased M&A activity in 2016....More
Apr 13, 2016

Envestnet’s Yodlee Will Give Lenders Access to Borrowers’ Spending and Brokerage Activity

Yodlee's Risk Insight will provide lenders with a potential borrower's spending habits from bank accounts as well as brokerage information....More
Mar 24, 2016

Raymond James Secures ‘Nearly All’ Deutsche Bank Advisors

Just a few months after announcing its intention to acquire Deutsche Bank Wealth Management’s U.S. Private Client Services unit, Raymond James has....More
Mar 16, 2016

Firms Hiring to Comply With DOL Fiduciary Rule

Almost half of financial services firms involved in individual retirement accounts say they’ll need to bring in extra help or redirect current....More
Mar 09, 2016

Betterment Announces Account Aggregator

The company says aggregation will improve its ability to deliver automated advice....More
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Diana Britton is the Managing Editor of WealthManagement.com and REP. Magazine, covering asset management and independent broker/dealers from all angles. A native of Los Angeles, she now lives in...

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