Advisor Intelligence http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/245981/feed en Former SEC Chair Harvey Pitt Endorses Third Party Examiners for RIAs http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/former-sec-chair-harvey-pitt-endorses-third-party-examiners-rias <div class="node-body blog-body">Every single investment advisory firm registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission should be examined every year, said Harvey Pitt, the former SEC commissioner, and the SEC should certify outside auditors to conduct the exams.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/former-sec-chair-harvey-pitt-endorses-third-party-examiners-rias" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/former-sec-chair-harvey-pitt-endorses-third-party-examiners-rias#comments RIAs Blogs Regulation & Compliance Advisor Intelligence Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:23:00 +0000 728771 at http://wealthmanagement.com Mark Cuban vs. the SEC http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/mark-cuban-vs-sec <div class="node-body blog-body">The only way to reform what ails the Securities and Exchange Commission is to “burn it down and start again,” says Mark Cuban, billionaire entrepreneur, host of the television show "Shark Tank," and the owner of the Dallas Mavericks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/mark-cuban-vs-sec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/mark-cuban-vs-sec#comments Industry People Blogs Advisor Intelligence Wed, 10 Dec 2014 23:44:00 +0000 727391 at http://wealthmanagement.com Fund Families On YouTube: What Works, And What Doesn't http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/fund-families-youtube-what-works-and-what-doesnt <div class="node-body blog-body">Some mutual fund companies are incorporating YouTube into their set of marketing tools, but is it an effective way to reach advisors? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/fund-families-youtube-what-works-and-what-doesnt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/fund-families-youtube-what-works-and-what-doesnt#comments Industry Technology Blogs Advisor Intelligence Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:15:00 +0000 721291 at http://wealthmanagement.com Women Not Choosing Their Household Investments http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/women-not-choosing-their-household-investments <div class="node-body blog-body">A Wells Fargo study of affluent women found that despite controlling household budgets, cash flow and bills, they still are not choosing the investments. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/women-not-choosing-their-household-investments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/women-not-choosing-their-household-investments#comments Industry Advisor Intelligence Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:40:00 +0000 712081 at http://wealthmanagement.com 'Market Volatility' Among Top Q3 Advisor Conversations, Study Finds http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/market-volatility-among-top-q3-advisor-conversations-study-finds <div class="node-body blog-body">A new study from Russell Investments found that, for the first time, market volatility was among the top conversations between advisors and clients this quarter. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/market-volatility-among-top-q3-advisor-conversations-study-finds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/market-volatility-among-top-q3-advisor-conversations-study-finds#comments Industry Blogs Advisor Intelligence Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:50:00 +0000 706811 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em><span>Copyright Spencer Platt, Getty Images</span></em></p> LPL Adds $520M Firm To Hybrid RIA Platfrom http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/lpl-adds-520m-firm-hybrid-ria-platfrom <div class="node-body blog-body">Baton Rouge, LA-based Goss Wealth Management hopes to use LPL's broker/dealer and hybrid RIA platform to become a super-OSJ in the Gulf South region. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/lpl-adds-520m-firm-hybrid-ria-platfrom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/lpl-adds-520m-firm-hybrid-ria-platfrom#comments RIAs Blogs Advisor Intelligence Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:38:00 +0000 703531 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Goss Wealth Management</p> Washington Wealth Management Snags Ex-Morgan Stanley FA in Calif. http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/washington-wealth-management-snags-ex-morgan-stanley-fa-calif <div class="node-body blog-body">Washington Wealth Management added another wirehouse alum to its advisor roster on Thursday. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/washington-wealth-management-snags-ex-morgan-stanley-fa-calif" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/washington-wealth-management-snags-ex-morgan-stanley-fa-calif#comments People Blogs Advisor Intelligence Thu, 06 Nov 2014 21:23:00 +0000 699961 at http://wealthmanagement.com Washington Wealth Management Snags Ex-Morgan Stanley FA in Calif. http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/washington-wealth-management-snags-ex-morgan-stanley-fa-calif <div class="node-body blog-body">Washington Wealth Management added another wirehouse alum to its advisor roster on Thursday. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/washington-wealth-management-snags-ex-morgan-stanley-fa-calif" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/washington-wealth-management-snags-ex-morgan-stanley-fa-calif#comments People Blogs Advisor Intelligence Thu, 06 Nov 2014 21:23:00 +0000 699961 at http://wealthmanagement.com Half of RIAs Looking to Make a Deal http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/half-rias-looking-make-deal <div class="node-body blog-body">About half of RIAs are looking to make at least one acquisition this year, with succession planning and scalability acting as the biggest drivers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/half-rias-looking-make-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/half-rias-looking-make-deal#comments RIAs Blogs Third-Party Research Advisor Intelligence Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:54:00 +0000 695061 at http://wealthmanagement.com Buyers Are Just Not That Into You http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/buyers-are-just-not-you <div class="node-body blog-body">Despite there being a high ratio of buyers to sellers in this business, practices are not worth as much as advisors expect. Is it, actually, a buyer's market? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/buyers-are-just-not-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/buyers-are-just-not-you#comments Industry Blogs Business Planning Advisor Intelligence Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:13:00 +0000 683031 at http://wealthmanagement.com Financial Advisory Twitter War http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/financial-advisory-twitter-war <div class="node-body blog-body">If you weren't on Twitter today, you missed a showdown between MarketCounsel's Brian Hamburger and industry commentators Michael Kitces and Bill Winterberg.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/financial-advisory-twitter-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/financial-advisory-twitter-war#comments Industry Blogs Advisor Intelligence Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:37:00 +0000 676211 at http://wealthmanagement.com Financial Advisory Twitter War http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/financial-advisory-twitter-war <div class="node-body blog-body">If you weren't on Twitter today, you missed a showdown between MarketCounsel's Brian Hamburger and industry commentators Michael Kitces and Bill Winterberg.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/financial-advisory-twitter-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/financial-advisory-twitter-war#comments Industry Blogs Advisor Intelligence Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:37:00 +0000 676211 at http://wealthmanagement.com SEC Commissioner: PIMCO Outflows Aren't Disrupting Markets http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/sec-commissioner-pimco-outflows-arent-disrupting-markets <div class="node-body blog-body">There’s no evidence that the recent turmoil at PIMCO caused any disruption in any of the underlying markets, Securities and Exchange Commission Republican member Michael Piwowar said Thursday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/sec-commissioner-pimco-outflows-arent-disrupting-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/sec-commissioner-pimco-outflows-arent-disrupting-markets#comments Industry Mutual Funds Advisor Intelligence Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:07:00 +0000 676081 at http://wealthmanagement.com Thinking About Buying a Practice? Talk to More Than One Seller http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/thinking-about-buying-practice-talk-more-one-seller <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s a seller’s market when it comes to the merger and acquisition activity around advisory practices, so for those looking to buy, better have more than one iron in the fire. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/thinking-about-buying-practice-talk-more-one-seller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/thinking-about-buying-practice-talk-more-one-seller#comments IBDs Blogs Advisor Intelligence Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:03:00 +0000 666881 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Paul Lally,&nbsp;<span>president of Gladstone Associates, talks to attendees of FSI&#39;s Advisor Summit.</span></p> Women More Exposed to Alternative Investments Than Men http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/women-more-exposed-alternative-investments-men <div class="node-body blog-body">Female high-net-worth investors have more of their portfolio in alternative investments, like hedge funds and commodities, than men. They are also more liable to use financial advisors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/women-more-exposed-alternative-investments-men" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/women-more-exposed-alternative-investments-men#comments Alternative Investments Blogs Advisor Intelligence Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:00:00 +0000 663971 at http://wealthmanagement.com