WealthManagement.com's “Top 100 RIAs of 2015” are ranked by total assets under management. To land on the list, firms had to have a focus on financial and retirement planning for individual and high-net-worth clients.
Inorganic growth is becoming an increasingly fundamental business strategy for many registered investment advisory firms, to the point where many established advisor practices are now becoming experienced buyers engaging in multiple deals....More
The Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Dawn Bennett, the founder and CEO of Bennett Group Financial Services, with fraud for “grossly inflating the amount of managed assets and exaggerating the investment returns actually obtained for customers.”...More
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....More
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....More