Social media increasingly influences how the public perceives a broker's firm, and advisors have every right to expect the firms will make the most of it. Here are the five firms with the most social media influence.
Is it difficult to succeed as an independent rep of a broker/dealer? Is it an industry of old men? Try telling that to the advisors on this list. Here are the top 20 IBD advisors in the country, with substantial books of business and who have yet to hit middle age.
The annual Broker Report Card shows that advisors were, overall, feeling better about where they work. The average approval rating of 8.1, on a scale of one (lowest) to 10 (highest), almost reaches pre-crisis levels. But individual firm scores still varied widely. Check out how the firms stacked up this year and why.