RIAs http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/39411/more en New Website Teaches 529 Plans http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/new-website-teaches-529-plans <div class="node-body blog-body">September is known as college savings month, and Ascensus College Savings, a 529 plan provider, is marking the occasion by launching Learn529.com, a website to educate families about college savings plans.</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/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/new-website-teaches-529-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/new-website-teaches-529-plans#comments Industry RIAs Blogs College Planning Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Thu, 03 Sep 2015 09:00:00 +0000 982291 at http://wealthmanagement.com Volatility Not Enough to Slow RIA M&A Deals http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/volatility-not-enough-slow-ria-ma-deals <div class="node-body article-body">The first half of 2015 saw a significant uptick in merger and acquisition activity among registered investment advisors, a trend Schwab expects to bleed into the second half of the year despite the recent market upheaval.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/volatility-not-enough-slow-ria-ma-deals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/volatility-not-enough-slow-ria-ma-deals#comments Markets RIAs Business Planning Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:00:00 +0000 982051 at http://wealthmanagement.com Voya Launches Hybrid Platform for Advisors http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/voya-launches-hybrid-platform-advisors <div class="node-body article-body">Voya Financial Advisors rolled out its hybrid platform on Wednesday, allowing affiliated advisors the opportunity to work under their own brand as an independent registered investment advisor. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/voya-launches-hybrid-platform-advisors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/voya-launches-hybrid-platform-advisors#comments IBDs RIAs Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:15:00 +0000 981611 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Thomas&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Halloran">Halloran</span>,&nbsp;president of&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Voya">Voya</span>&nbsp;Financial Advisors</p> Still Going Strong, Dynasty Adds $250 Million Team in Pennsylvania http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/still-going-strong-dynasty-adds-250-million-team-pennsylvania <div class="field-deck"> Dynasty CEO says interest in joining platform is at an all-time high </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With about 30 firms now a part of Dynasty Financial, the firm sees no end in sight as it adds a Wells Fargo team of advisors to its network on Monday.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/still-going-strong-dynasty-adds-250-million-team-pennsylvania" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/still-going-strong-dynasty-adds-250-million-team-pennsylvania#comments People RIAs Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:22:00 +0000 980001 at http://wealthmanagement.com TD Ameritrade Rings in #FiduciaryFriday http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/td-ameritrade-rings-fiduciaryfriday <div class="node-body blog-body">TD Ameritrade celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 by ringing in the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/indie-advisor">Indie Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/td-ameritrade-rings-fiduciaryfriday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/td-ameritrade-rings-fiduciaryfriday#comments RIAs Blogs Regulation & Compliance Indie Advisor Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:02:00 +0000 979051 at http://wealthmanagement.com High Frequency Trading Scares Mark Cuban http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/high-frequency-trading-scares-mark-cuban <div class="node-body blog-body">Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban says the volatility in the markets is being driven by high frequency trading, which makes it more scary that the 2008 stock market crash. </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/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/high-frequency-trading-scares-mark-cuban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/high-frequency-trading-scares-mark-cuban#comments Industry RIAs Blogs Equities Valuations The Daily Brief Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:00:00 +0000 976791 at http://wealthmanagement.com FINRA Fines Schwab $2 Million for Capital Deficiencies http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/finra-fines-schwab-2-million-capital-deficiencies <div class="node-body article-body">The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority levied a $2 million fine on Charles Schwab & Co. for failing to maintain sufficient levels of capital during at least three occasions last summer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/finra-fines-schwab-2-million-capital-deficiencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/finra-fines-schwab-2-million-capital-deficiencies#comments Legal RIAs Regulation & Compliance Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:15:00 +0000 973931 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Veteran Wells Fargo Advisor Joins LPL Hybrid RIA http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/veteran-wells-fargo-advisor-joins-lpl-hybrid-ria <div class="node-body blog-body">Michael Palace, a 25-year industry veteran, is leaving Wells Fargo Advisors for an LPL hybrid RIA. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/indie-advisor">Indie Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/veteran-wells-fargo-advisor-joins-lpl-hybrid-ria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/veteran-wells-fargo-advisor-joins-lpl-hybrid-ria#comments People RIAs Indie Advisor Tue, 11 Aug 2015 05:58:00 +0000 964251 at http://wealthmanagement.com United Capital Gains Foothold in South Carolina http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/united-capital-gains-foothold-south-carolina <div class="node-body article-body">United Capital recently recruited a $415 million firm, marking its first foray into South Carolina as the company closes in on 80 offices nationwide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/united-capital-gains-foothold-south-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/united-capital-gains-foothold-south-carolina#comments People RIAs Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 962531 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Thomas McDonald of&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">McDonald, Cox &amp;&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">Klugh</span></p> Camardas Appeal Dismissal of CFP Board Case http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/camardas-appeal-dismissal-cfp-board-case <div class="node-body article-body">Florida-based financial advisors Jeff and Kim Camarda are appealing a D.C. judge’s recent decision to toss their case against the CFP Board, saying they feel there is substantial legal merit to their lawsuit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/camardas-appeal-dismissal-cfp-board-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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