Matt Ackermann

Matt Ackermann

Online Editor-in-Chief
Matt Ackermann is the online editor-in-chief for SourceMediaís Investment Advisor Group. He manages the web operations for Financial Planning, On Wall Street and Bank Investment Consultant. Matt worked at SourceMedia from 2000 to 2011, as a writer and editor. From 2011 to 2012, he was an executive vice president at Jennifer Connelly Interactive Productions, where he produced video and interactive content for financial services companies. He rejoined SourceMedia in 2012 and has been a driving force for some of its most exciting digital efforts. He launched the investment advisor groupís video channel, AdvisorTV and most recently, designed and introduced 30 Days 30 Ways to a Better Practice, an interactive website designed to help advisors improve their practice. Matt is a 1997 graduate of Seton Hall University and was awarded the NJPA Rookie of the Year Award for Journalism in 1997.
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The Boston company said it is realigning to better serve advisors in the independent, bank, broker-dealer and family office channels.
To continue its expansion in Atlanta, United Capital announced Monday it bought the majority of the assets of Atlanta-based PPA Advisors.
In the wake of this week's landmark gay rights decision from the Supreme Court, financial advisors have as many questions as answers for their same-sex clients about how the ruling with impact their wealth management, tax and estate planning.
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LPL hired Michelle Oroschakoff as chief risk officer and managing director.
Could cyberattacks bring down the U.S. financial network? Not only is it possible, itís already happened to major contributing institutions. Tim McSherry write that, while the motivation behind these attacks are intriguing, what to do about them is more important to address.
The network was launched in September to help breakaway brokers transition from the traditional wirehouse model to independence.
The platform will provide Dynastyís advisors with a turnkey solution for writing fixed life insurance, annuity, disability, and long-term care contracts.
The CEO of United Capital plans a nationwide network of planners with a consistent look and feel.
The average high-net-worth investor is changing and that spells a significant opportunity for advisors.
Women advisors are more risk averse than their male counterparts, and in the wake of the financial crisis, that has proven to be a good thing.
Technology innovations are critical for advisors to remain on the cutting edge and retain the next generation of clients.
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