Blogs http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/40851/more en Blotter Report: The Deathdealer http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/blotter-report-deathdealer <div class="node-body blog-body">A Los Angeles broker will pay for his role in bringing a whole new meaning to the phrase “death benefits.”</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/blotter-report-deathdealer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/blotter-report-deathdealer#comments Blogs Legal Rulebook Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:11:00 +0000 618441 at http://wealthmanagement.com Fixated on Volatility http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/fixated-volatility <div class="node-body blog-body">Market volatility is top-of-mind for both investors and their financial advisors as everyone carefully watches the market ups and downs.</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/fixated-volatility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/fixated-volatility#comments Blogs Equities Advisor Intelligence Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:44:00 +0000 616431 at http://wealthmanagement.com HighTower Adds $400M Washington RIA http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/hightower-adds-400m-washington-ria <div class="node-body blog-body">HighTower expanded its operations on the West Coast Monday with the addition of the team from Washington-based Triad Wealth Stewardship with $400 million in client assets.</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/hightower-adds-400m-washington-ria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/hightower-adds-400m-washington-ria#comments Blogs RIAs Advisor Intelligence Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:49:00 +0000 615291 at http://wealthmanagement.com Robo Advisor Assets Up 37% http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/robo-advisor-assets-37 <div class="node-body blog-body">Robo advisor assets grew 37 percent in the last three months to a total of $15.7 billion, up from $11.5 billion at the end of March, a recent Corporate Insight report found. </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/robo-advisor-assets-37" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/robo-advisor-assets-37#comments Blogs Technology Advisor Intelligence Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:56:00 +0000 612751 at http://wealthmanagement.com RIAs Focusing on Organic Growth http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/rias-focusing-organic-growth <div class="node-body blog-body">RIAs are concentrating on building enduring, robust businesses through referrals, rather than mergers, according to a new study. </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/rias-focusing-organic-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/rias-focusing-organic-growth#comments Blogs RIAs Indie Advisor Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:34:00 +0000 601491 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images.</p> Families Avoiding the Tough Conversations http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/families-avoiding-tough-conversations <div class="node-body blog-body">Parents don’t want their children counting on future inheritances, while children don’t want to upset their parents. The result? One in three parents have not had detailed conversations with their adult children about their wills and estate plans.</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/families-avoiding-tough-conversations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/families-avoiding-tough-conversations#comments Blogs Estate Planning Retirement Planning Advisor Intelligence Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:21:00 +0000 600771 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images.</p> The Blotter Report: Where Did it All Go Wrong? http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/blotter-report-where-did-it-all-go-wrong <div class="node-body blog-body">The evidence keeps piling up against a Long Island financial planner accused of stealing $1.6 million from charities and clients. Meanwhile FINRA banned a Los Angeles analyst for lying to investigators looking into an insider trading scheme. </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/blotter-report-where-did-it-all-go-wrong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/blotter-report-where-did-it-all-go-wrong#comments Blogs Legal Rulebook Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:41:00 +0000 600581 at http://wealthmanagement.com RIAs Increase Compliance Staff, Training http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/rias-increase-compliance-staff-training <div class="node-body blog-body">RIA firms continue to increase their investment in compliance, boosting the number of dedicated staff and overall employee training, according to a recent survey.</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/rias-increase-compliance-staff-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/rias-increase-compliance-staff-training#comments Blogs RIAs Regulation & Compliance Rulebook Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:14:00 +0000 599071 at http://wealthmanagement.com Bonds Aren’t Dead Yet. Here’s Why. http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/bonds-aren-t-dead-yet-here-s-why <div class="node-body blog-body">A lot of smart people are betting on rising interest rates. But Dennis Gartman, editor of The Gartman Letter, says it’s a terrible, terrible bet. Here’s why bonds aren’t dead yet. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/yield-dreams">Yield of Dreams</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/bonds-aren-t-dead-yet-here-s-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/bonds-aren-t-dead-yet-here-s-why#comments Blogs ETFs Fixed Income Yield of Dreams Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:02:00 +0000 593701 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p class="p1"><a href="http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/search/2/image?artist=Chris+Harvey&amp;family=Creative" style="font-size: 13px;">Chris Harvey</a>/<span style="font-size: 13px;">Hemera/ThinkStock</span></p> SEC May Lack Sufficient Data for Fidiciary Rule, Industry Groups Cry Foul http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/sec-may-lack-sufficient-data-fidiciary-rule-industry-groups-cry-foul <div class="node-body blog-body">A senior official with the Securities Exchange Commission told Congress Thursday the regulator may not have sufficient data to move ahead on fiduciary rulemaking, but industry groups aren’t buying it.</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/sec-may-lack-sufficient-data-fidiciary-rule-industry-groups-cry-foul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/sec-may-lack-sufficient-data-fidiciary-rule-industry-groups-cry-foul#comments Blogs Industry Rulebook Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:47:00 +0000 593461 at http://wealthmanagement.com