Practice Management http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6620/more en Surviving a Natural Disaster - Financially http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/surviving-natural-disaster-financially <div class="node-body blog-body">The National Endowment for Financial Education, American Red Cross and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants have teamed up to create a guide for how to survive a natural disaster - financially. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/surviving-natural-disaster-financially" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/surviving-natural-disaster-financially#comments Blogs Client Relations Prospecting Philanthropy Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:00:00 +0000 953881 at http://wealthmanagement.com TD Ameritrade to Pay $300,000 to Texas for Notification Lapses http://wealthmanagement.com/regulation-compliance/td-ameritrade-pay-300000-texas-notification-lapses <div class="node-body article-body">TD Ameritrade Inc agreed to pay $300,000 to the state of Texas and make a $100,000 contribution to an investor education fund for failing to enforce internal rules requiring customers to be notified when money is withdrawn from their accounts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/regulation-compliance/td-ameritrade-pay-300000-texas-notification-lapses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/regulation-compliance/td-ameritrade-pay-300000-texas-notification-lapses#comments Legal RIAs Regulation & Compliance Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:09:00 +0000 953911 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Cockroach Theory http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/cockroach-theory <div class="node-body blog-body">When it comes to evaluating stocks during earnings season, Fagan Associates applies the cockroach theory: “Where you find one ... there are usually more."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/cockroach-theory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/cockroach-theory#comments Technology Blogs Client Relations College Planning Careers The Daily Brief Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:00:00 +0000 953051 at http://wealthmanagement.com Seven Reasons to Take Social Security Sooner http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/seven-reasons-take-social-security-sooner <div class="node-body gallery-body">Despite the conventional wisdom, clients might prefer to take their payments today.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/seven-reasons-take-social-security-sooner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/seven-reasons-take-social-security-sooner#comments Client Relations Retirement Planning Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:49:00 +0000 952671 at http://wealthmanagement.com Ballers Episode 6 Recap: It’s Never That Easy http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/ballers-episode-6-recap-it-s-never-easy <div class="node-body blog-body">On the latest installment of HBO’s Ballers, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Spencer Strassmore is called in to clean up several players’ messes—raising the question: how do you juggle needy clients? (Warning, spoilers ahead.)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-advisor">Intelligent Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/ballers-episode-6-recap-it-s-never-easy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/ballers-episode-6-recap-it-s-never-easy#comments Industry Blogs Client Relations Intelligent Advisor Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:36:00 +0000 952631 at http://wealthmanagement.com Living Up to the Name http://wealthmanagement.com/client-relations/living-name <div class="node-body article-body"><p>After the 2008 financial crisis, more advisors began to embrace independence, especially as some of the big names in the brokerage business were in the headlines for mergers, bailouts and Congressional hearings. Many clients recognized that their wealth is not managed by the big name on the letterhead, but by the individual advisor they trust.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/client-relations/living-name" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/client-relations/living-name#comments Business Planning Client Relations Careers Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 952021 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Clients trust the advisor, not the brand-name firm. Still, smaller shops need to develop a marketable identity.&nbsp;</p> Copyright Antoine Antoniol, Getty Images The Mutual Fund Firms Advisors Trust the Most http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/mutual-fund-firms-advisors-trust-most <div class="node-body blog-body">Which asset managers are the most trusted by financial advisors? A handful of familiar names top the list, regardless of advisory channel. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/mutual-fund-firms-advisors-trust-most" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/mutual-fund-firms-advisors-trust-most#comments Markets Blogs Client Relations Equities Mutual Funds Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09:00:00 +0000 951041 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Ingram Publishing/iStock/Thinkstock</em></p> DOL Comment Letter Dump: Top Firms Finally Weigh In http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/dol-comment-letter-dump-top-firms-finally-weigh <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Following the July 21 deadline for public comments, the Department of Labor on Thursday night released an additional 250 letters from some of the industry&rsquo;s largest financial services firms, including Bank of America, Edward Jones, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo. Even the robos weigh in.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/dol-comment-letter-dump-top-firms-finally-weigh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/dol-comment-letter-dump-top-firms-finally-weigh#comments IBDs Industry Regulation & Compliance Wirehouse Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:07:00 +0000 951261 at http://wealthmanagement.com When it Comes to Marketing, Act Like a Bakery, Not a Bake Sale http://wealthmanagement.com/marketing/when-it-comes-marketing-act-bakery-not-bake-sale <div class="field-deck"> You need to know how to encourage clients and potential clients to trust you and feel at home with you. Your business is at stake. Don’t try this at home. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You need to know how to encourage clients and potential clients to trust you and feel at home with you. Your business is at stake. Don’t try this at home.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/marketing/when-it-comes-marketing-act-bakery-not-bake-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/marketing/when-it-comes-marketing-act-bakery-not-bake-sale#comments Business Planning Marketing Practice Management Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:55:00 +0000 950721 at http://wealthmanagement.com TAGSTOCK1/iStock/Thinkstock Understanding Generational Differences and Their Potential Impact On Your Firm's Future http://wealthmanagement.com/next-gen-investor/understanding-generational-differences-and-their-potential-impact-your-firms-futur <div class="field-byline"> Fidelity Investments </div> <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Fidelity Investments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Communicating effectively with investors of all ages may help you attract the right kinds of clients to grow your assets under management.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/next-gen-investor/understanding-generational-differences-and-their-potential-impact-your-firms-futur" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/next-gen-investor/understanding-generational-differences-and-their-potential-impact-your-firms-futur#comments Next Gen Investor Marketing Prospecting Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:32:00 +0000 950491 at http://wealthmanagement.com