IBDs http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/39421/more en Casady: Better DOL Rule Needs Only 'A Couple' Of Improvements http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/casady-better-dol-rule-needs-only-couple-improvements <div class="node-body blog-body">The head of LPL Financial praised the Department of Labor’s changes in its re-proposed fiduciary rule aimed at financial advisors, saying “just a couple of items to improve from here.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/rulebook">Rulebook</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/casady-better-dol-rule-needs-only-couple-improvements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/casady-better-dol-rule-needs-only-couple-improvements#comments IBDs Industry Blogs Regulation & Compliance Rulebook Thu, 21 May 2015 20:26:00 +0000 901931 at http://wealthmanagement.com Faubourg Private Wealth Advisors Joins LPL Financial's Platform http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/faubourg-private-wealth-advisors-joins-lpl-financials-platform <div class="node-body article-body">LPL Financial LLC, the largest U.S. independent broker-dealer by revenue, said financial advisory firm Faubourg Private Wealth Advisors joined its broker-dealer platform.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/faubourg-private-wealth-advisors-joins-lpl-financials-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/faubourg-private-wealth-advisors-joins-lpl-financials-platform#comments IBDs Mon, 18 May 2015 13:06:00 +0000 894021 at http://wealthmanagement.com Nine Ways to Evaluate an IBD http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/nine-ways-evaluate-ibd <div class="node-body gallery-body">With so many independent broker/dealers out there, what should an advisor look for when considering a move?</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/nine-ways-evaluate-ibd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/nine-ways-evaluate-ibd#comments IBDs Fri, 15 May 2015 14:41:00 +0000 895891 at http://wealthmanagement.com LPL Incentivizes Hybrid RIAs to Bring Assets Over http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/lpl-incentivizes-hybrid-rias-bring-assets-over <div class="node-body article-body">LPL is offering hybrid advisors up to $100,000 to move their assets held elsewhere to LPL’s advisory platforms. </div> <div class="field-stocksymbols"> <span>Stock Symbols:&nbsp;</span> LPLA </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/lpl-incentivizes-hybrid-rias-bring-assets-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/lpl-incentivizes-hybrid-rias-bring-assets-over#comments IBDs RIAs Thu, 14 May 2015 13:52:00 +0000 893591 at http://wealthmanagement.com LPL Faces More Regulatory Charges http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/lpl-faces-more-regulatory-charges <div class="node-body article-body">LPL Financial has been busted again by regulators—this time for failing to supervise sales of non-traditional ETFs. </div> <div class="field-stocksymbols"> <span>Stock Symbols:&nbsp;</span> LPLA </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/lpl-faces-more-regulatory-charges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/lpl-faces-more-regulatory-charges#comments IBDs Legal Wed, 06 May 2015 15:12:00 +0000 874361 at http://wealthmanagement.com Raymond James Appoints Managers From UBS, Wells Fargo http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/raymond-james-appoints-managers-ubs-wells-fargo <div class="node-body article-body">Raymond James &amp; Associates Private Client Group, employee broker-dealer unit of Raymond James Financial Inc, hired three complex managers from UBS Group AG and Wells Fargo &amp; Co. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/raymond-james-appoints-managers-ubs-wells-fargo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/raymond-james-appoints-managers-ubs-wells-fargo#comments IBDs People Tue, 05 May 2015 15:24:00 +0000 868941 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Top 10 Most Influential IBDs on Social Media 2015 http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/top-10-most-influential-ibds-social-media-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Almost half of advisors at independent broker/dealers use social media, according to WealthManagement.com’s All-Channel Benchmarking Survey. But what about the firms themselves? Here are the top 10 IBDs that best take advantage of this marketing tool.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/top-10-most-influential-ibds-social-media-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/top-10-most-influential-ibds-social-media-2015#comments IBDs Rankings Fri, 01 May 2015 09:05:00 +0000 855111 at http://wealthmanagement.com LPL: DOL Rule Could Cut Gross Profit by 2 Percent http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/lpl-dol-rule-could-cut-gross-profit-2-percent <div class="node-body article-body">The Department of Labor’s new proposed fiduciary rule for advisors to retirement accounts could shave 2 percent off of LPL’s gross profit, due to a mix-shift in assets that could occur. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/lpl-dol-rule-could-cut-gross-profit-2-percent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/lpl-dol-rule-could-cut-gross-profit-2-percent#comments IBDs Legal Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:46:00 +0000 860071 at http://wealthmanagement.com Voya Eyes Hybrid Offering Amid Record Growth http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/voya-eyes-hybrid-offering-amid-record-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Voya Financial Advisors has experienced record-breaking recruiting efforts during first quarter. But the firm is not resting on its laurels, instead, it’s looking to launch a hybrid channel to keep the momentum up. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/voya-eyes-hybrid-offering-amid-record-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/voya-eyes-hybrid-offering-amid-record-growth#comments IBDs Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 858151 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Tom Halloran, president of Voya Financial Advisors</p> Cetera Broadens Practice Growth Service http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/cetera-broadens-practice-growth-service <div class="node-body article-body">In keeping with the firms’ previously announced strategy to cherrypick the best existing services at its broker/dealers and share them, Cetera Financial Group recently launched a firm-wide roll out of a practice management and business development service developed by First Allied Securities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/cetera-broadens-practice-growth-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/cetera-broadens-practice-growth-service#comments IBDs Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:35:00 +0000 856731 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Adam Antoniades, president of Cetera Financial Group</p>