In compiling this list of 10 books of particular interest to finance professionals, there are some titles that couldn’t be ignored. But for the most part, we searched far afield to find lesser-known works that offer fresh comment on the mysteries of finance, leadership and customer service.
The path to independence is increasingly well worn, but the destination is not the same. A rise in hybrid advisors—as well as traditional brokerages now offering financial planning services—is blurring the lines between what once were defined advisory channels.
Succession conversations typically focus on two strategies: cultivating a successor from within or aligning with another advisor/owner outside of the firm. An alternative approach—and one that’s worth considering—is merging your firm with another....More
When it comes to switching firms, advisors must plan their transition carefully. It requires thoughtful planning, a desire to run and grow your business, and unwavering dedication to do what is right for your clients....More
If given the chance to do it over, advisors say they would put more effort into planning their transitions. What works best for you depends on your needs and goals. Don’t rush it. Explore your options....More
Many advisors dream of transitioning their business, but fear of the unknown can often leave those dreams on the backburner. With this webinar, you can improve your odds of making the right decisions by learning firsthand from the experience of others....More
Hybrid RIAs are the fastest growing segment among independent financial advisors.The offer is quite compelling: you get the independence of having your own firm, but have the reach and resources that stem from affiliation with a nationally recognized broker/dealer....More
Becoming an independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) offers financial advisors an opportunity to gain more control and flexibility over their business and client experience. And it can potentially accelerate the growth of their business—building their assets in their own firm and creating enterprise value from day one....More