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Former-NFL football player-turned Merrill Lynch advisor Reggie Wilkes is helping players and their families manage wealth: "I felt there was a need for someone to support their efforts to overcome the cycle of financial failure."
Clients and their heirs are often reticent about discussing inheritance. Here's how advisors can get the conversation started.
A former Stifel advisor joins Janney Montgomery Scott's private client group.
Boutique, high-net-worth bank U.S. Trust hires four advisors and four other professionals in a sweeping recruitment move this summer.
A former Merrill Lynch advisor has joined Abbot Downing, a unit of Wells Fargo that serves ultra-wealthy clients.
Advisors still are not tapping into the Gen Y market, a study from Principal Financial Group shows.
A former United Bank & Trust wealth management team with more than $350 million in client assets is going independent with the help of Dynasty Financial Partners.
A former Morgan Stanley executive with 30 years of experience has signed on with Zieglerís wealth management division as its new senior managing director.
It's a busy recruiting season for Wells Fargo, which announced that it has added four wirehouse advisors managing about $450 million in assets.
With so many distractions in their lives, clients face an uphill battle to focus their attention on retirement planning. Here's how advisors can help.
The financial powerhouse announced it has acquired the business of Capital Planning Advisory Group, a small Yardley, Pa.-based RIA. The team will bring $120 million in client assets.
HighTower has expanded its West Coast market by picking up an independent team with $400 million in assets in Bellevue, Wash.
The wirehouse aims to appeal to the next generation of advisors with its new Team Financial Advisor training program.
Baird has appointed a director for its Houston market and has picked up another advisor with $350 million in client assets.
Midwest assistant regional director Matt Ransom has been promoted to vice president of new financial advisor training and development for its HNW education and practice management team.
A veteran advisor has left Morgan Stanley for a Chicago-based boutique investment firm where he will oversee $300 million in client assets.
Securities America will acquire assets of a Missouri-based full-service broker-dealer with 368 advisors and $2.4 billion in client assets.
With $7.86 billion in assets, PIMCO has the largest share of the active ETF market. While these products are gaining ground, they still make up just a small fraction of the total ETF market and PIMCO has yet to break into the top 10 providers overall.
Two financial advisors have left Wells Fargo to join Raymond James Financial Services, the regional's independent broker/dealer.
While there has been rapid growth in U.S. ETFs over the last few years, there has been almost exponential growth of these products worldwide.