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The quick hits of information you need to make you a smarter wealth manager.
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Indepedent Advisors Practices and Business.
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Compliance, regulatory and legal issues, with a fair amount of cops and robbers for fun.
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Casting a gimlet-eye on the independent broker/dealer channel and asset management issues.


Most Recent Blog Posts

RIAs Focusing on Organic Growth

  • Jul 31, 2014
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    Blotter Report: The Deathdealer

    A Los Angeles broker will pay for his role in bringing a whole new meaning to the phrase “death benefits.”...More
  • Jul 30, 2014
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    Fixated on Volatility

    Market volatility is top-of-mind for both investors and their financial advisors as everyone carefully watches the market ups and downs....More
  • Jul 28, 2014
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    HighTower Adds $400M Washington RIA

    HighTower expanded its operations on the West Coast Monday with the addition of the team from Washington-based Triad Wealth Stewardship with $400 million in client assets....More
  • Jul 24, 2014
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    Robo Advisor Assets Up 37% 1

    Robo advisor assets grew 37 percent in the last three months to a total of $15.7 billion, up from $11.5 billion at the end of March, a recent Corporate Insight report found....More
  • Jul 10, 2014
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    RIAs Focusing on Organic Growth

    RIAs are concentrating on building enduring, robust businesses through referrals, rather than mergers, according to a new study....More
  • Jul 9, 2014
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    Families Avoiding the Tough Conversations

    Parents don’t want their children counting on future inheritances, while children don’t want to upset their parents. The result? One in three parents have not had detailed conversations with their adult children about their wills and estate plans....More
  • Jul 9, 2014
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    The Blotter Report: Where Did it All Go Wrong? 1

    The evidence keeps piling up against a Long Island financial planner accused of stealing $1.6 million from charities and clients. Meanwhile FINRA banned a Los Angeles analyst for lying to investigators looking into an insider trading scheme....More
  • Jul 7, 2014
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    RIAs Increase Compliance Staff, Training

    RIA firms continue to increase their investment in compliance, boosting the number of dedicated staff and overall employee training, according to a recent survey....More
  • Jun 27, 2014
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    Bonds Aren’t Dead Yet. Here’s Why.

    A lot of smart people are betting on rising interest rates. But Dennis Gartman, editor of The Gartman Letter, says it’s a terrible, terrible bet. Here’s why bonds aren’t dead yet....More
  • Jun 27, 2014
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    SEC May Lack Sufficient Data for Fidiciary Rule, Industry Groups Cry Foul

    A senior official with the Securities Exchange Commission told Congress Thursday the regulator may not have sufficient data to move ahead on fiduciary rulemaking, but industry groups aren’t buying it....More
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