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The American College of Financial Services Board of Trustees named Robert R. Johnson, an author on wealth management and portfolio management topics, as the school's new president and CEO on Wednesday.
The St. Petersburg, Fla.-based firm's independent broker/dealer has recruited veteran advisors James L. Switzer and Eric M. Cobb from Morgan Stanley.
HighTower has recruited newly formed 401(k) practice Fiduciary Plan Advisors to its network platform.
The Philadelphia-based wealth management firm announced late Friday that 30-year industry veteran Michael Lynfield has joined Janney’s Fairfield location in the role of first vice president/investments.
Broker-dealer Waddell & Reed has added 11 new advisors from seven firms who collectively managed $430 million in assets.
RBC Wealth Management-U.S. announced Friday that it has recruited Roger Rath from Janney Montgomery Scott as a senior vice president and financial advisor for its Annapolis, Md., office.
The nation's second largest broker-dealer by advisor count announced Thursday it has agreed to acquire VSR Group and its wholly owned subsidiary, VSR Financial Services.
The advocacy organization for personal financial planning announced on Wednesday that Seneca Financial Advisors CEO Joseph Votava Jr. has been elected to serve as its 2015 chair-elect.
Former First Allied CEO Adam Antoniades, who was recently named Cetera Financial Group's new president after both broker-dealers were acquired by RCS Capital, has been named vice chair for the Financial Services Institute's board of directors.
The recently-launched Lebenthal Wealth Advisors has brought in its second large advisory practice with the addition of a $600 million team from BNY Mellon.
A pair of new studies released this week find that planners' biggest concerns now center on a potential equity market downturn.
When advisors land new clients, setting crystal clear expectations right off the bat can be critical to the relationship's success. Here are some tips.
Many advisors have not formalized their client communication practices, a misstep that could hamper long-term business success, according to a recent FPA study.
The proposal prohibits brokers from arranging for the expungement of customer complaints as part of arbitration settlements.
Comprehensive planning is catching on with advisors -- and their clients. But it can be labor intensive, requiring that a practice add more resources and staff.
Here are the smartest tips and tricks we’ve heard recently.
Comprehensive financial planning isn't just good for clients. It's also good for business -- and advisors and their firms are paying attention.
Variable annuity net sales were in negative territory for the second straight quarter in early 2014.
Advisors can enhance their branding by personalizing their practice more. Here are some ways to develop your personal approach.
The European Central Bank's historic step announced Thursday slashing its interest rate on deposits to negative territory at -0.1% caught the attention of U.S. advisors, but whether the move will result in any major portfolio changes is still to be determined.