Starting a Trust Company (RIA) Commented on: 4 years ago (July 13, 2010)

You can get an investment advisor waiver for certain designations.  CFA, CFP, others.  Once you pass the 66, you don't actually need to hold it unless you are with a b/d.  If you...

Question for Independent RIAs Doing Mainly Portfolio Management for Clients Commented on: 4 years ago (July 6, 2010)

Unless you only have one client, you really don't have any high net worth clients, and the patrons and Wal-Mart might meet your net worth requirement.

Only For Established RIA's - Need a straight forward answer Commented on: 4 years ago (July 5, 2010)

They are all scare tactics.Indy b/ds use scare tactics too to prevent people from going RIA. Contact Fred at TradePMR.  You won't find a more honest person to give you the scoop.

Need help leaving Jones Commented on: 4 years ago (July 2, 2010)

Go RIA.  Then you don't have to worry about RJ or any of that other crap.

Extending unemployment Commented on: 4 years ago (July 2, 2010)

BondGuy wrote:  They should go into business for themselves?  Or something.OK, "this idea is another selection from the "let them eat cake catalog."...

2010 Edward Jones Summer Regional meeting Commented on: 4 years ago (June 25, 2010)

You make more as an indy.  Wait till you file your taxes Lock, you'll be pleasantly surprised.You can run an indy (even RIA) office VERY cheaply, even not working from your home.  Jones...

FA transition to Law School Commented on: 4 years ago (June 25, 2010)

Go to Law school.  Get into compliance.This is not an academic field.

Advice Please..... Commented on: 4 years ago (June 25, 2010)

N.D. wrote:iceco1d wrote:ynoti wrote: I on the other hand, am about to get married and am un willing to provide extra service to anyone So...if you WEREN'T getting married, you'd be OK...

What can Jones improve for top producers? Commented on: 4 years ago (June 25, 2010)

I agree with the sliding scale.  Also, Spiff's idea of being given LP instead of having to buy it is a great idea.  It's like you've earned your ownership by building a Jones practice.I...

Thinking of Leaving Jones Commented on: 4 years ago (June 16, 2010)

If you are going to be an internal wholesaler, they won't come after you for training expenses.When you are going to be competing for clients is when they come after you.  Unless things have...

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