WealthManagement.com, through REP. magazine, has been a leader in putting together lists of wirehouse and independent advisors and broker/dealers for decades. Now we're looking back at those lists and putting them all in one place.
Between Jan. 10 and Feb. 3, 2014, REP. surveyed a total of 2,649 advisors across 22 independent broker/dealers as part of the annual IBD Report Card to get their views on the industry and what they think about the firms they work with....More
Building a business in the RIA space can take many forms. While the top ten firms may look vastly different, you can't argue with their success and rapid growth to reach the top echelons of the industry.
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In 1989, Registered Representative magazine profiled eight rising stars, highlighting their rapid growth business strategies. Now we've tracked down these brokers to see where they ended up 25 years later.
Advisors on the Top 40 Wirehouse Advisors Under 40 list are ranked exclusively by assets under management custodied at the four wirehouse firms. Only advisors for whom 80 percent or more of assets corresponded to retail clients were eligible for the list....More
In this issue we highlight ten individuals we think bear watching over the next year, both because of the specific things they are doing, but more broadly because of the changes taking place in the industry that they represent....More
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.
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....More
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....More
Now that active and passive strategies have learned to co-exist, investors need to know which active approaches truly deliver what is promised. Metrics like active share have become even more important, given the proliferation of strategies available....More
The following words may pop into your head when you think about life settlements: Confusing. Privacy concerns. Questionably legal. Unregulated. Or just plain creepy. Some of these ideas about life settlements stem from real concerns, while others are based on misconceptions or outdated information....More
Top financial advisors like you are continually looking for ways to protect and strengthen their practice. Attend our webinar to learn about four best-practice pillars for building a solid foundation for your practice....More