Megan Leonhardt

Senior Editor, WealthManagement.com

Megan Leonhardt is senior editor for WealthManagement.com and REP. magazine, reporting on national brokerage firms and the independent advisor landscape, as well as regulatory updates, legal cases and compliance issues. Prior to covering the financial services industry, Megan worked as a legal reporter breaking stories on major law firms and writing on significant court cases all over the country.

Posts by Megan Leonhardt

How Do NextGen Advisors Invest their Own Money?

Do they rely on a robo? A few young advisors provide a glimpse into their own investments....More
in Rulebook Feb 04, 2016

NASAA Updates Series 63, 65, 66 Exam Content

The Series 63, 65 and 66 exams are keeping with the times. The North American Securities Administrators Association announced Thursday the exams,....More
in Rulebook Jan 28, 2016

FINRA Plans Changes to Registration and Testing Rules

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority will be working on a number of rule changes in 2016, including moving forward on its plan to revamp....More
in Rulebook Jan 26, 2016

IBDs Lagging in Cybersecurity Safeguards

When it comes to cybersecurity, independent broker-dealers lag the wider industry on utilizing basic safeguards to protect customer information and....More
in Rulebook Jan 14, 2016

Chamber of Commerce to Fight DOL Fiduciary Rule

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Thursday it will use every tool at its disposal to challenge the Department of Labor’s proposed fiduciary rule,....More

RIAs Making Gains in Adding New Clients From Other RIAs

About 63 percent of advisors added clients in the second half of 2015, with the number coming from other RIAs up six percentage points....More
in Rulebook Jan 11, 2016

ETF, Variable Annuity Sales Top SEC's 2016 Watchlist

The Securities and Exchange Commission will be looking more closely at exchange traded funds and variable annuities this year....More
in Rulebook Dec 31, 2015

Senior Hotline Sees Early Success

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s Securities Helpline for Seniors has responded to over 2,500 calls and helped recover nearly $750,000....More

Raymond James Hosts Deutsche Advisors

Last week Raymond James hosted 170 of the approximately 200 financial advisors the firm is looking to bring onboard as part of its recent acquisition....More

Star Wars A Winner With Advisors Over Star Trek

Advisors claiming to be "Star Wars" fans outnumber those who prefer "Star Trek" 3 to 1, according to a WealthManagement.com survey....More
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