Rankings http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Why Advisors Still Don't Use Social Media http://wealthmanagement.com/research/why-advisors-still-dont-use-social-media <div class="field-deck"> Survey shows both fear and frustration are keeping them away </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite the wave of pressure, advisors still are not using social media. Compliance fears and prospecting frustrations are the key reasons. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/research/why-advisors-still-dont-use-social-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/research/why-advisors-still-dont-use-social-media#comments News Rankings Marketing Practice Management Research Freemium Fri, 16 May 2014 13:02:00 +0000 560841 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Top 10 Business Reasons Advisors Use Social Media http://wealthmanagement.com/research/top-10-business-reasons-advisors-use-social-media <div class="field-byline"> WealthManagement.com Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Advisors are likely to use social media to network with other professionals, investigate prospects, clients and contacts and keep up to date with industry/market news. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/research/top-10-business-reasons-advisors-use-social-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/research/top-10-business-reasons-advisors-use-social-media#comments Rankings Research Wed, 14 May 2014 19:41:00 +0000 560051 at http://wealthmanagement.com Where Advisors Earn the Most (and Least) http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/where-advisors-earn-most-and-least <div class="node-body gallery-body">Where you live matters, especially when it comes to advisor compensation. Check out the regions where advisors earned the lowest (and highest) payouts last year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/where-advisors-earn-most-and-least" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/where-advisors-earn-most-and-least#comments 2014 Compensation Survey IBDs Industry RIAs Wirehouse Rankings Mon, 12 May 2014 17:56:00 +0000 554441 at http://wealthmanagement.com Top 10 Cities for Tech Entrepreneurs http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/top-10-cities-tech-entrepreneurs <div class="node-body gallery-body">So far this year, 136 new IPOs have been filed, which stand to create a lot of new wealth for tech entrepreneurs. Where are these new companies cropping up? Here are the top 10 technology hubs in 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/top-10-cities-tech-entrepreneurs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/top-10-cities-tech-entrepreneurs#comments Rankings Prospecting Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:49:00 +0000 546801 at http://wealthmanagement.com Most Influential IBDs in Social Media http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/most-influential-ibds-social-media <div class="node-body data_table-body">As consumers increasingly turn to social media to shape their perception of a company or brand, advisors should be aware of their firm’s social media footprint. With numbers adjusted for the size of the firm and weighted, here are the most influential IBDs in social media.</div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://wealthmanagement.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/site-files/wealthmanagement.com/files/data-tables/most-influential-ibd.csv" type="text/csv; length=1289">most-influential-ibd.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Off </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://wealthmanagement.com/site-files/wealthmanagement.com/files/uploads/2014/04/rank0514socialmediaibds.jpg?1399305544" /> </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/most-influential-ibds-social-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/most-influential-ibds-social-media#comments IBDs Industry Rankings Freemium Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:55:00 +0000 539211 at http://wealthmanagement.com Top 10 Most Influential IBDs on Social Media http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/top-10-most-influential-ibds-social-media <div class="node-body gallery-body">Some would argue independent broker/dealers have been slow to adopt social media. But if these firms are any indication, the IBD world is catching up. View the full data table <a href=" http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/most-influential-ibds-social-media/">here</a>.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/top-10-most-influential-ibds-social-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/ibds/top-10-most-influential-ibds-social-media#comments IBDs Rankings Practice Management Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:54:00 +0000 539381 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Top RIA Custodians http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/top-ria-custodians <div class="node-body article-body">The ascendancy of the registered investment advisor model continues, and the custodians are reaping the benefits. These firms continue to take a larger share of advised assets, often at the expense of the wirehouses. Here are the top RIA custodians by 2012 assets. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/top-ria-custodians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/top-ria-custodians#comments Charles Schwab RIAs TD Ameritrade Rankings Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:27:00 +0000 528381 at http://wealthmanagement.com 2014 Top 25 Women-Owned RIAs http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/2014-top-25-women-owned-rias <div class="node-body data_table-body">To land on the list, female advisors were required to directly own at least 25 percent of the firm. Additionally, these women have at least some individual clients for whom they do financial planning and have no more than 50 percent institutional clients. </div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://wealthmanagement.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/site-files/wealthmanagement.com/files/data-tables/top-25-women-ria.csv" type="text/csv; length=2324">top-25-women-ria.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Off </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://wealthmanagement.com/site-files/wealthmanagement.com/files/uploads/2014/04/top25women-owned-rias.jpg?1397134992" /> </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/2014-top-25-women-owned-rias" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/2014-top-25-women-owned-rias#comments Rankings Freemium Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:27:00 +0000 527541 at http://wealthmanagement.com Top 10 Women RIAs in 2014 http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/top-10-women-rias-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Women are still a minority in financial services, despite the industry's efforts to address the gender imbalance. But the 10 women here are not only financial advisors, they're highly successful business owners as well. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/top-10-women-rias-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/rankings/top-10-women-rias-2014#comments People Rankings Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:22:00 +0000 521891 at http://wealthmanagement.com Top 10 Broker-Rated IBDs http://wealthmanagement.com/2014-ibd-report-card/top-10-broker-rated-ibds <div class="node-body gallery-body">In our fourth annual Independent Broker/Dealer Report Card, advisors reported overall they were very satisfied with their firms. Here are the 10 IBDs with the highest broker approval rating. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/2014-ibd-report-card/top-10-broker-rated-ibds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/2014-ibd-report-card/top-10-broker-rated-ibds#comments 2014 IBD Report Card IBDs Rankings Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:54:00 +0000 510321 at http://wealthmanagement.com