RIAs http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/39411/more en Top 5 Reasons For Working at an RIA Firm http://wealthmanagement.com/careers/top-5-reasons-working-ria-firm <div class="node-body gallery-body">Why are many choosing to join an RIA over other financial services firms? A new survey from Schwab Advisor Services provides a clue. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/careers/top-5-reasons-working-ria-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/careers/top-5-reasons-working-ria-firm#comments RIAs Careers Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:04:00 +0000 662821 at http://wealthmanagement.com Bruton's Lucia Capital Acquires $170 Million RIA http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/brutons-lucia-capital-acquires-170-million-ria <div class="node-body article-body">Lucia Capital Group has acquired the client relationships of a $170 million RIA firm, thanks in large part to Derek Bruton, former LPL exec and Lucia’s new CEO. </div> <div class="field-stocksymbols"> <span>Stock Symbols:&nbsp;</span> LPLA </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/brutons-lucia-capital-acquires-170-million-ria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/brutons-lucia-capital-acquires-170-million-ria#comments People RIAs Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:01:00 +0000 663041 at http://wealthmanagement.com U.S. States Prod Investment Advisers to Have Plans in Place for their Death, Disability http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/us-states-prod-investment-advisers-have-plans-place-their-death-disability <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">State securities regulators are working on a rule that could push more advisers to face their mortality by planning how their businesses will continue if they die.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/us-states-prod-investment-advisers-have-plans-place-their-death-disability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/us-states-prod-investment-advisers-have-plans-place-their-death-disability#comments Legal RIAs Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:00:00 +0000 663631 at http://wealthmanagement.com IAA Names Tittsworth’s Replacement http://wealthmanagement.com/people/iaa-names-tittsworth-s-replacement <div class="node-body article-body">Karen Barr, general counsel of the Investment Adviser Association, will take over for the organization's long-time President and CEO David Tittsworth in November. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/people/iaa-names-tittsworth-s-replacement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/people/iaa-names-tittsworth-s-replacement#comments People RIAs Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:32:00 +0000 662201 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>IAA&#39;s New President and CEO Karen Barr</p> Custodian Castoffs http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/custodian-castoffs <div class="field-deck"> The ‘big tent’ philosophy of some custodians is getting smaller, and some small RIAs are getting squeezed out </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ‘big tent’ philosophy of some custodians is getting smaller, and some small RIAs are getting squeezed out. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/custodian-castoffs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/custodian-castoffs#comments Industry RIAs Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:00:00 +0000 661281 at http://wealthmanagement.com Photo by David Oliver/Getty Images LPL Attracts $1 Billion Firm to Custody Platform http://wealthmanagement.com/careers/lpl-attracts-1-billion-firm-custody-platform <div class="node-body article-body">LPL Financial continues to grow its RIA custody platform, adding a $1.2 billion advisory firm, StreamSong Advisors. </div> <div class="field-stocksymbols"> <span>Stock Symbols:&nbsp;</span> LPLA </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/careers/lpl-attracts-1-billion-firm-custody-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/careers/lpl-attracts-1-billion-firm-custody-platform#comments IBDs RIAs Careers Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:24:00 +0000 657981 at http://wealthmanagement.com Cybersecurity Breaches Not Rare, Just Undetected http://wealthmanagement.com/technology/cybersecurity-breaches-not-rare-just-undetected <div class="field-deck"> Lack of detection instills a very dangerous false sense of security </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new study finds only 4 percent of small to mid-sized RIA firms have experienced a cybersecurity attack. But others say those numbers are simply too good to be true, and could lull smaller advisors into a false sense of security.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/technology/cybersecurity-breaches-not-rare-just-undetected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/technology/cybersecurity-breaches-not-rare-just-undetected#comments RIAs Technology Regulation & Compliance Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:00:00 +0000 650951 at http://wealthmanagement.com Jelena Zaric/Hemera/Thinkstock Wisconsin-based Hybrid RIA Group Launches at LPL http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/wisconsin-based-hybrid-ria-group-launches-lpl <div class="field-deck"> The new Freedom Wealth Alliance has a team of five financial advisors that grew out of the former Rozman Wealth Management </div> <div class="node-body article-body">LPL Financial added a newly launched Wisconsin-based advisor group with $225 million under management to its hybrid RIA platform on Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/wisconsin-based-hybrid-ria-group-launches-lpl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/wisconsin-based-hybrid-ria-group-launches-lpl#comments IBDs RIAs Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:15:00 +0000 638841 at http://wealthmanagement.com Investors See 'Fee Only' & 'No Commission' as Interchangable http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/investors-see-fee-only-no-commission-interchangable <div class="field-deck"> 60 percent of investors say they feel advisors are all spouting the same lines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advisors trying to differentiate themselves by focusing on their fee structure may be doing themselves a disservice. A new study by Pershing shows the phrases “fee-only” and “no commission” are virtually interchangeable for investors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/investors-see-fee-only-no-commission-interchangable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rias/investors-see-fee-only-no-commission-interchangable#comments RIAs Third-Party Research Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:56:00 +0000 638721 at http://wealthmanagement.com Phil Ashley/Digital Vision/Thinkstock RIAs Gaining Ground, But Wires More Productive http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/rias-gaining-ground-wires-more-productive <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>RIAs may be the fastest growing channel, but despite the recent billion-dollar breakaway teams going independent, wirehouse advisors are still more productive.</p> </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/rias-gaining-ground-wires-more-productive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/rias-gaining-ground-wires-more-productive#comments Blogs RIAs Wirehouse Advisor Intelligence Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:00:00 +0000 634611 at http://wealthmanagement.com