Business Planning http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/23681/more en Stephen and Kevin Show Episode 38: Six Times You Should Ask for Feedback http://wealthmanagement.com/practice-management/stephen-and-kevin-show-episode-38-six-times-you-should-ask-feedback <div class="node-body video-body">Most financial professionals we know don’t ask for feedback. Why? They’re afraid of what they might hear or they assume they won’t receive honest feedback anyway. </div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/practice-management/stephen-and-kevin-show-episode-38-six-times-you-should-ask-feedback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/practice-management/stephen-and-kevin-show-episode-38-six-times-you-should-ask-feedback#comments Business Planning Client Relations Marketing Prospecting Practice Management Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:00:00 +0000 1331561 at http://wealthmanagement.com What the Proposed SEC Rule on Continuity Planning Means for Your RIA http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/what-proposed-sec-rule-continuity-planning-means-your-ria <div class="field-byline"> Katelyn Kogan and Carlos Martins </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The SEC’s recent proposal requiring formalized plans will require RIAs to elevate their planning and risk mitigation efforts.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/what-proposed-sec-rule-continuity-planning-means-your-ria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/what-proposed-sec-rule-continuity-planning-means-your-ria#comments Industry RIAs Business Planning Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:20:00 +0000 1329981 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images Top Three Areas to Develop or Update In A Disaster Recovery Plan http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/top-three-areas-develop-or-update-disaster-recovery-plan <div class="field-byline"> Dawn Drewitz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For every independent advisor, there are three top areas to look at when it comes to updating or developing a disaster recovery plan - people, preparation and proactive communications.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/top-three-areas-develop-or-update-disaster-recovery-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/top-three-areas-develop-or-update-disaster-recovery-plan#comments Industry Business Planning Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:20:00 +0000 1330221 at http://wealthmanagement.com Olivier Le Moal/iStock/Thinkstock The Wealth Advisor of the Future http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/wealth-advisor-future <div class="node-body article-body">A new study led by Dr. Nouriel Roubini says the advisor of the future will look more like a “general practitioner” who calls on specialists when needed. </div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/wealth-advisor-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/wealth-advisor-future#comments Industry Business Planning Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1328821 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Future of Succession? A Growth Strategy, Not an Exit http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/future-succession-growth-strategy-not-exit <div class="node-body article-body">You owe it to your clients to create a sustainable business, especially as you transition out, says Pershing CEO Mark Tibergien.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/future-succession-growth-strategy-not-exit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/future-succession-growth-strategy-not-exit#comments Industry RIAs Business Planning Thu, 15 Sep 2016 19:25:00 +0000 1322521 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Pershing CEO Mark&nbsp;</span>Tibergien</p> Photo by Diana Britton Stephen and Kevin Show Episode 37: Five Proven Ways to Get More Unsolicited Referrals http://wealthmanagement.com/practice-management/stephen-and-kevin-show-episode-37-five-proven-ways-get-more-unsolicited-referral <div class="node-body video-body">Five proven strategies to increase the flow of unsolicited referrals. </div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/practice-management/stephen-and-kevin-show-episode-37-five-proven-ways-get-more-unsolicited-referral" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/practice-management/stephen-and-kevin-show-episode-37-five-proven-ways-get-more-unsolicited-referral#comments Business Planning Client Relations Marketing Prospecting Practice Management Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:00:00 +0000 1321721 at http://wealthmanagement.com Everything You Need to Know About Fees http://wealthmanagement.com/practice-management/everything-you-need-know-about-fees <div class="node-body article-body">Here's what to say to clients (new and old) when they start talking about their fees. </div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/practice-management/everything-you-need-know-about-fees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/practice-management/everything-you-need-know-about-fees#comments Business Planning Client Relations Practice Management Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:55:00 +0000 1321801 at http://wealthmanagement.com anttohoho/iStock/Thinkstock Finding the Right Independent Record Keeper http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/finding-right-independent-record-keeper <div class="node-body article-body">It makes sense for plan sponors to periodically review their record keeping relationships.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/finding-right-independent-record-keeper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/finding-right-independent-record-keeper#comments Business Planning Regulation & Compliance Retirement Planning Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:13:00 +0000 1320151 at http://wealthmanagement.com Comstock/Stockbyte/Thinkstock How To Set Your Financial Planning Fees Based On Advisor Cost, Value, And Affordability http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/how-set-your-financial-planning-fees-based-advisor-cost-value-and-affordability <div class="field-byline"> Michael Kitces </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Not is the time to start rethinking fee structures.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/how-set-your-financial-planning-fees-based-advisor-cost-value-and-affordability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/how-set-your-financial-planning-fees-based-advisor-cost-value-and-affordability#comments Industry Business Planning Nerd's Eye View Mon, 12 Sep 2016 11:01:00 +0000 1315881 at http://wealthmanagement.com Preparing for a Sale: How Advisors Can Maximize the Value of Their Firm http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/preparing-sale-how-advisors-can-maximize-value-their-firm <div class="node-body article-body">The ultimate goal for many advisors who own their own firm is to eventually sell their business for a profit. Here's how.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/preparing-sale-how-advisors-can-maximize-value-their-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/business-planning/preparing-sale-how-advisors-can-maximize-value-their-firm#comments Business Planning Practice Management Careers Wed, 07 Sep 2016 17:49:00 +0000 1310721 at http://wealthmanagement.com Sergey Maksimov/iStock/Thinkstock