Results for "succession planning"
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January 3, 2018
The Department of Labor rule, fee compression, and the overall migration to advisory business are issues that have been on advisers' minds for some time. But for baby boomers, who are not only the largest segment of advisers but also the ones...
December 15, 2017
The advisory profession is a noble one, wherein participants are entrusted with the important responsibility of helping clients to accumulate wealth, plan for the future and retire comfortably. However, the industry is at an inflection point....
November 22, 2017
It may seem odd that financial professionals who help clients plan for retirement rarely do a good job planning for retirement themselves. Beyond the cliché that a shoemaker's children often go barefoot, it highlights the fact that most successful...
November 7, 2017
There's a lot more to succession planning than just hiring younger advisers, but some registered investment advisers aren't even doing that part right. Philip Palaveev, founder and chief executive of The Ensemble Practice, describes why it's...
October 20, 2017
Advisor Group is introducing a platform for advisers to buy and sell practices that uses a new online model for creating a business valuation. The program supports succession planning mergers and acquisitions across the Advisor Group network...
August 31, 2017
Voya Financial Advisors President Tom Halloran discusses how advisers can make sure they have found the right fit when it comes to finding successors to run their businesses.
August 15, 2017
In contemporary American culture, people are often spending a lot of their time doing, not being. Many tend to move quickly and focus on action at the expense of self-reflection and deliberation. Constant motion coupled with endless digital...
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July 5, 2017
Consider this scenario: An adviser, let's call her "Nancy," has worked hard during her career to build a solid business. After decades, her practice has become everything she dreamed it would be: she has 100 loyal clients who respect and trust...
June 29, 2017
As part of the aging pattern of the financial-advice profession, an estimated 37% of financial advisers plan to retire within the next 10 years. Those 110,000 advisers headed toward transition are responsible for more than $5.8 trillion in investor...
June 28, 2017
When it comes to succession planning, the financial advice industry is often painted with a broad brush as being woefully ill-prepared. A closer look, however, shows that it is mostly those smaller, independent operators that stand out as being...
June 27, 2017
AssetMark Inc., a Concord, Calif.-based provider of investment and consulting services for advisers, has launched a free, online tool designed to help advisers determine the estimated value of their business. The tool also identifies areas of...
June 26, 2017
Charlie Fitzgerald spent the last five years or so figuring out how to equitably pass on his 19-year-old financial advice firm, Moisand, Fitzgerald, Tamayo, to the next generation. The Orlando-based firm structured agreements three years ago...
June 1, 2017
According to a May 2016 article on Forbes.com, only 30 percent of financial advisors have a succession plan. Are you one of the 70 percent of advisors who has neglected this important task? As a small business owner, you're putting your staff,...
Sponsored by Commonwealth Financial Network
May 23, 2017
Eighty percent of advisers do not have a succession plan in place, though about half of them already know they will need to transition their businesses within the next 10 years, according to Jamie Price, president and CEO of Advisor Group.
May 1, 2017
Mortality The first step of succession planning is recognizing you have a problem: you are not going to live forever. Advisors often think they will work until they die, ignoring the high probability that an illness or disability could cause...
Sponsored by Securities America
April 1, 2017
For millennials looking to launch a career as a financial advisor, it truly is the best of times and the worst of times. Demand for young professionals who can attract young clients is at an all-time high and expected to grow. On the flipside,...
Sponsored by Securities America
February 8, 2017
Lifestyle Financial Advisors has merged the Laura A. Nagle independent advisory practice, bringing total assets under management to $510 million, according to a press release issued by First Allied Securities, the firm's broker-dealer. Lifestyle...
February 7, 2017
In the highly-competitive acquisition landscape for independent financial advice practices, successful buyers need an edge. Embracing non-traditional acquisition methods provides an essential set of tools that may make the difference between...
February 1, 2017
In September, when Salem Five Bank acquired Stumm Financial Services, it set in motion a financial advice model that could become a blueprint for other banks and credit unions, and also represents new distribution for platforms like LPL Financial....
January 30, 2017
The number of merger and acquisitions involving registered investment advisers fell by 25% last year. The latest M&A report from Fidelity Custody & Clearing describes the 104 deals in 2016 as an anomaly, and projects transactions for the current...
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